With the Indian aviation industry soaring, Airports are being developed in India in a big way. The government of India is planning to build 35 new airports across the country in future. New airports in Sikkim and Karnataka are scheduled to come up in the next 2 years. Airports at Navi Mumbai and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra, 1 each in Kerala, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh (for cargo) have been accorded in-principle approval.
Furthermore, the proposals have been received for setting up of 3 new airports in Maharashtra,1 each in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Pondicherry, Nagaland and Rajasthan apart from the proposal to set up a cargo airport in Haryana.