Times of India
The under construction international airport at Hirasar, located around 30kms, from Rajkot will be completed by March 2023, informed the district administration and airport authority of India (AAI) in a joint statement issued on Friday. The construction work has not been hampered due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the press release stated, adding that the first phase of the project is expected to be completed by August 2022.
The international airport, spread over 1,025 hectares, is being built on the Rajkot-Ahmedabad highway. The foundation stone for the project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017.
The construction cost of the first phase is estimated to be around Rs 670 crore, informed Loknath Padhe, general manager of the project.