Work on Mandi international airport moves forward

A draft detailed project report has been prepared for the Mandi inter­na­tional airport project. The Ministry of Civil Aviation granted site cl­e­a­r­­ance for the project on July 20, 2022. The Rs 9 billion project in­volves the setting up of an international airport at Mandi, ne­arly 153 km away from Shimla. It will be developed by a special purpose vehicle (SPV) formed by the Airports Authority of India (51 per cent) and the state government (49 per cent).