India is the 9th largest civil aviation market in the world. India is set to surpass UK and become the 3rd largest aviation market round 2024. India plans to increase the number of airports to 250 by 2030 to cater to growing leisure and business travel.
Government of Gujarat (GoG) has formed on SPV, Dholera International Airport Company Ltd (DIACL) to facilitate the Dholera Airport Project. Airport Authority of India (AAI) and National Industrial Corridor Development & Implementation Trust (NICDIT) are the stakeholders of DIACL.
The proposed Greenfield Airport will be developed as the second airport of Ahmedabad and serve the logistic and cargo requirement of DSIR.