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Navi Mumbai International Airport will be ready by 2020: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister said that the NMIA would contribute one percent to the country’s GDP and is aimed to boost Indian aviation

Navi Mumbai International Airport will be ready by 2020: Devendra Fadnavis
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The wait for the most anticipated Navi Mumbai International Airport is now over, as according to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, this airport will be ready by mid-2020. The CM made this statement on Tuesday at the Global Aviation Summit which was held in the city.

Fadnavis had first announced that the airport will be completed by 2019. Later he said that the airport development is on track and will be operated by mid-next year. 

He further added that the NMIA would contribute one per cent to the country’s GDP and is aimed to boost Indian aviation. Apart from NMIA, Pune and Nagpur airports are also being worked on and will offer huge connectivity.

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Meanwhile, a statement issued by the City Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), the planning agency for Navi Mumbai, said that if the remaining 10 per cent of villagers do not vacate the airport land they would not be given compensation for land acquired for the project.

In October 2017, GVK that runs Mumbai airport was awarded letter of consent after which the pre-development work of NMIA began. However, the levelling of land is yet to be completed.

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