GLADA takes possession of land at Halwara for construction of international civil terminal
The project will be implemented through a joint venture company
After the completion of land acquisition process, the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) has taken possession of 161.27 acre land at Halwara for construction of international civil terminal in Ludhiana, Punjab.
The process to acquire the land from farmers has been completed and with GLADA taking possession of the land, a major task has been completed paving the way for establishment of the international airport.
The government of Punjab and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had signed an agreement entering a joint venture (JV) for setting up a new civil and Cargo International Air Terminal at village Aitiana in tehsil Raikot at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station Halwara in Ludhiana.
In Phase-I of the project, a new international civil terminal spanning across the area of 135.54 acre for full-fledged operations up to Code-4C type aircrafts will come up.
The project will be implemented through a Joint Venture Company (JVC) with the majority stake of 51 percent of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and 49% stake of the Punjab government thorough the Greater Ludhiana Development Authority (GLADA).