Status: Announcement/Conceptual Stage
Promoter: Airports Authority Of India
Project: Plans to construct a cargo terminal
Location: at Dumas Road, dist. Surat, Gujarat
Project Details: The project is in preliminary stage. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given in-principle approval for setting up the cargo terminal. According to media sources, the terminal is to boost south Gujarat’s industrial sector including textile, chemical, diamonds, horticulture and ancillary industries. The cargo terminal is expected to ease the movement of precious cargo including diamonds, gold and jewellery from Surat. AAI gave an in-principle approval for the cargo terminal with a handling capacity of around 5,000 tonnes. The decision on inviting tender applications will be taken by the regional headquarters at Mumbai.
Current Status: The Authority is still awaiting the final go-ahead on the cargo terminal.