MOHALI – For easy connectivity to Punjab, deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said that award for construction of Mohali airport has been given to a multinational company and airport terminal would be ready within 16 months.
He was speaking after unfurling tricolor in Independence Day function held today in Government College, Phase-6.
Punjab government has already acquired land for expansion of Ludhiana airport and latest state-of-art night landing instrumentation have been already installed at airport. He said that with the expansion of Ludhiana airport Boeing-320 planes could be able to land at Ludhiana airport, he said.
Domestic flights from Bathinda airport would start next month and Punjab government has already approached Union government to allow civil flights from Adampur Army Airport. Badal said that with the completion of all these airports, Punjab will be the only state in the country that will have international airports at the distance of every 60 km.
Meanwhile, denying any differences with BJP on resource mobilization, Badal said that whatever decision we take we take it as a collective unit and there was no question of any difference.