Reliance Infrastructure Limited has received the Letter of Award (LOA) from the Airports Authority of India for the construction of new Greenfield Airport at Hirasar located in Rajkot district of Gujarat.
Reliance Infrastructure had gained the highest technical score of 92.2% among nine qualified bidders like Afcons and L&T. The airport is to be completed within 30 months from the date of issue of letter of award (LoA).
The new airport is being constructed at a location near the National Highway (NH-8B) connecting Ahmedabad and Rajkot, nearly 36 km from the existing Rajkot Airport. Over time, the proposed new airport will also meet the spillover needs of Ahmedabad, said the statement.