A NEW regional airport is being built at ParuleChipi, in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, south of Mumbai, with construction ending by July (2018). Built by IRB Sindhudurg Airport Pvt Ltd on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer (DBFOT) basis for the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Sindhudurg airport will have a 2,500-metre runway and serve up to 400 passengers during peak hours. It will cost Indian Rupees INR5.2 billion to build (USD76 million).
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