Hyderabad: Telangana Industries Minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday said that two greenfield airports will be coming up in the state. Proposed greenfield airports will be set up at Kothagudam and Jakranpally, in Nizamabad district. Warangal airport will soon become functional, he said.
Telangana plans 2 greenfield airports
KTR also asked aircraft makers to set up maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in the state and the government will provide all the infrastructural support including land.
Aerospace and defence are identified as the major thrust areas under the state industrial policy as many big global aerospace companies such as Boeing, Airbus, GE, Safran, Pratt and Whitney, CFM, Bombardier, Pilatus, RUAG, Cobham, Honeywell, SAAB, Rockwell Collins, among others, operate out of the city, the minister added.