Shri Iranna Kadadi, MP Rajya Sabha asked a question in the Rajya Sabha during the Question hour regarding the development of Belagavi Airport.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 994 (TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 28th July 2021)
DEVELOPMENT OF Belagavi AIRPORT IN KARNATAKA
SHRI IRANNA KADADI Will the Minister of CIVIL AVIATION be pleased to state: (a) the details of the passenger traffic at various airports of Karnataka particularly at Belagavi airport during the last three years; (b) the details of the amount allocated, disbursed, and utilized for the development of Belagavi airport; (c) the steps being taken for the development of Belagavi airport; and (d) the details of the flights currently operating out of Belagavi airport? ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION (GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)
(a): The details of the passenger traffic at various airports of Karnataka including Belagavi airport during the last three years are at Annexure.
(b) & (c): The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the work of strengthening and extension of existing runway for the operation of code-C aircraft, new Apron for parking three code-C aircraft, taxiway and isolation bay, construction of new domestic Terminal Building, new ATC Tower cum Technical block cum fire station, substation and other ancillary buildings/ services at Belagavi airport.
The amount allocated for these works is Rs. 142 Crore and the amount disbursed and utilized as of 22.07.2021 is Rs. 111 Crore.
(d): At present, from Belagavi airport, the flights to Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kadapa, Hyderabad, lndore, Nasik, Jodhpur, Mysore, Pune, Surat and Tirupati are being operated.