New Delhi/Jalandhar, July 31, 2013: Haryana will soon get two new airports. Having been okayed in principle by the Central Government, these will be set up in Karnal and Hisar in Haryana. The Central Government has given in principal approval for these airports for which a memorandum of understanding would soon be signed, Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said.
Hooda expressed his gratitude to the Central Government and the Civil Aviation Ministry for giving approval for setting up of two new airports in Haryana. He said that the state government had applied for five airports for Hisar, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Karnal and Pinjore out of which approval has been obtained for Hisar and Karnal.
These airports would give connectivity a leg-up and boost industry and tourism. Hooda said that talks were in progress with the Government of India for setting up of an international cargo airport in the state.