The Gujarat state government through Dholera International Airport Company (SPV) plans three phase greenfield airport near Navagam at Dholera, Ahmedabad on 1,426 hectares of land. The Union Ministry of Environment & Forest and climate change department (CCD) has awarded an environment clearance for the project and is also expected to receive in-principle approval from the Ministry of Civil Aviation of Government of India by January 2016. Estimated cost of the project is around Rs 1,712 crore, of which the first phase will cost Rs. 716 crore.
Extracted from BS, Dec 03,’15