TN government begins preliminary works to establish Hosur airport

The Tamil Nadu government, on Wednesday, called for consultants to undertake preliminary works to establish Hosur airport.
Though the government has undertaken preliminary works, there are several restrictions to implementing the project. “There is a concession agreement between Bengaluru airport and the Airport Authority of India (AAI), due to which no airport should be constructed within a radius of 150 km.
Due to the restrictions, the already announced airport in Hosur under the UDAN scheme was cancelled.
However, TN has initiated talks with authorities of Bengaluru Airport seeking an exemption to establish the airport in Hosur,” said a source, who added that the exemption will be based on the regional connectivity scheme.