Tourists and local people of Gujarat can now easily connect with the state’s famous pilgrimage places like Somnath, Dwaraka, Junagadh, Palitana, Modhera among others as the Gujarat government is planning to set up 11 new airports. The information of this new development was revealed by the Gujarat’s Chief Minister, Narendra Modi
"The Gujarat government is working on 11 new airports which would come up at pilgrim places like Palitana (Bhavnagar), Dwarka (Jamnagar) and Ambaji (Banaskantha). Gujarat has some 20 small and big airports, and to promote tourism we need better air connectivity. We have also floated our own aviation company to develop infrastructure," Narendra Modi said.
The state government that is also planning to come up with a new aviation policy has been approached by a company that is willing to provide intra-state air connectivity. The company would offer air services between districts and for this; it has sought permission from the Centre for import of small planes.