With two international airports (Amritsar and Mohali), three domestic airports (Ludhiana, Pathankot and Bathinda) and one upcoming airport at Adampur (Jalandhar); Punjab has attained the top position in terms of air-connectivity. Punjab is also the only state in the country, which has an airport at every 80 km.
A whole lot of avenues and business opportunities have opened up in Punjab owing to best air connectivity in the country. Punjab’s deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has laid special emphasis on infrastructural development and state government has been tirelessly working to improve the connectivity in the state.
Be it road, rail or air – Punjab has an edge of others states in the country. With two operational airports in the state, Punjab is connected well to every part of the world. The international airport at Mohali has been built at an area of 300 acre at Jheorheri village near Mohali. The state of the art international terminal has been built at a cost of Rs 474 crore. The combined strength of both domestic and international terminal at Mohali airport is of handling 1200 flights.
Punjab also has an international airport at Amritsar, which operates 12 flights everyday. Air connectivity is pre-requisite for a business growth and Punjab government under the able leadership of Deputy Chief Minister; Sukhbir Singh Badal is on the right track.
Punjab has already ushered in an industrial revolution and best in class air connectivity in the country will further give fillip to state’s growth process. It will create more employment opportunities and will lead to all round growth and prosperity.