The plans for airport at Bareilly is in the pipeline for more than a decade. The entire funding of Rs 60 crore sanctioned for this project for land acquisition is in place. The last instalment of around Rs 8 crore was released recently. The work on the airport at Bareilly is expected to start soon. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has estimated the requirement of 14.4 hectare for this project. The modalities of the project are being worked out. AAI team would soon arrive for inspection related to construction of a boundary wall once the physical possession of land is in place.
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