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Twenty four airports identified for domestic cargo terminals

New Delhi: Twentyfour airports at Tier-II/III (non-metro) cities have been identified where Common User Domestic Cargo Terminal (CUDCT) is proposed to be established by carrying out cargo feasibility study and minor modifications in the old/redundant passenger terminal buildings.

Keeping in view the requirements, time to time cargo feasibility is conducted based on which basic infrastructure is provided. Moreover, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to utilise old/redundant passenger buildings with minor modifications such as civil/electrical works or by creating a new facility for International cargo operations. AAI has already established Common User Domestic Air Cargo Terminals at Coimbatore, Jaipur and Lucknow airports.

This information was given by Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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