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Sector Overview

  • 7

    Existing Airports/ Airstrips

  • 5

    Domestic Airports 2 International Airports

  • 25

    airports targeted under UDAN Regional Connectivity Scheme

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    Projects under progress under RCS phase 1&2 (Kanpur, Agra, Azamgarh, Moradabad & Shravasti)

  • 5

    New projects identified under RCS Phase 3( Ayodhya, Kushinagar, Sarsawa, Gazipur & Meerut)

  • Passenger traffic No.(2019-2020)

    16,735 in Agra Airport

    2,12,017 in Kanpur(Chakeri) Airport

    4,14,064 in Prayagraj Airport

    6,65,703 in Gorakhpur Airport

    30,10,702 in Varanasi Airport

    54,33,757 in Lucknow Airport

  • Growing Air Cargo traffic
    More than 1800 million tonnes
    of freight handled alone by Lucknow and Varanasi (2019-2020)

Key Enablers

  • Abundance of labour available at competitive cost
  • Steady increase in the passenger and freight movement in the State
  • Govt. Schemes viz. UDAN-regional connectivity scheme
  • Liberal FDI regime 100% FDI allowed (upto 49% through automatic route and
    beyond 49% through Government route )

Key Policy Support

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    Exemption of VAT on ATF

  • Image of Viability Gap Funding

    Viability Gap Funding

  • Image of S-GST reimbursement

    S-GST reimbursement

  • Image of Electricity duty exemption

    Electricity duty exemption

Key Projects

  • Jewar International Airport

    In Greater Noida

  • MRO


  • Cargo


  • Aerotropolis

Know more

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Sector Specialist


Raise Query

  • 4th Floor Block A PICUP Bhawan,
    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010
  • +91-522-2720236, 2720238
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