AAI has granted in-principle approval for the completion of pending works for the interim terminal building of the Halwara Airport Civil Terminal Building Project. The interim terminal building costing Rs 470 million is likely to be commissioned by November 2023. Currently, about 90 per cent of work has been completed on the same. Besides, 35 per cent of work has been completed on balance works, including apron and taxiway; and 55 per cent on internal roads, lighting, and public health works. These balance works are likely to be completed by January 2024. The project involves the development of an international civil terminal at Halwara Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Ludhiana, Punjab. It will be developed by the AAI and the Punjab government through a joint venture (JV) in the ratio of 51:49 respectively.