Dagadarthi location confirmed for Nellore Airport

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet gave its formal nod to Nellore airport at Dagadarthi, putting an end to all th confusion over the location of the airport. The ministry of civil aviation has already given the site clearance for developing the green field no-frills airport. The 368-crore airport to be deeloped by Messer Turbo Consortium will come up in 1,352 acres at Dagadarthi. The cabinet approved allotment of 110 acres in Nellore to Midhani for setting up an aluminum alloy plant.

The cabinet also gave its nod for the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Corridor Development Bill-2017 which will help in development, maintenance, planning and regularization of various nodes under Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor and Chennai-Bengaluru industrial corridor that pass through AP .

1,390 acres sanctioned for greenfield airport at Dagadarthi mandal, Nellore

Long pending project in Nellore district, which was demanded by the industry and trade bodies for better connectivity to bigger city is finally in to action. The demand has increased due to the presence of the Krishnapatnam port.
Land acquisition process for the greenfield airport at Damavaram Village of Dagadarthi mandam will be completed by the end of March.
Dagadarthi, which is nearly 30 km from Nellore and close to Chennai Kolkota national highway has been selected for developing the airport. More than 1,390 acres of land have been sanctioned for the same.
Joint Collector Md.Imtiaz said that they have convened a meeting of officials of the concerned departments. There will also be a meeting next month with land owners and local farmers.

AAI team to visit Dagadarthi, Nellore

AAI

A team of officials from Airports Authority of India (AAI) is going to visit Dagadarthi in Nellore district to assess the feasibility for establishing airports.  Minister for Municipal Administration, Mr P.Narayana said that the team will submit the report after assessing.