Passenger Terminal Today - Elizabeth Baker 

India’s Economic Times has reported that the Indian government plans to operationalize 100 airports by 2024, subject to statutory approvals and the availability of supporting infrastructure such as land.

This operationalization forms part of the country’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)-UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) plan, in which selected airline operators (SAOs) have operationalized nearly 68 airports and 425 routes, alongside heliports and water aerodromes. 

The primary objective of RCS is to facilitate regional air connectivity by making it affordable.

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