Air link is vital to attract investment and to promote tourism in the
State. There is vast untapped potential in this sector of public
Ranchi, the State capital is connected with Delhi, Patna, Mumbai by
regular air services. Efforts are being made to provide connectivity
with Kolkata and other major national and commercial cities. To upgrade
Ranchi airport as international airport, the State Government shall
extend all assistance to IAAI .
Major towns in the State, such as, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Giridih,
Deoghar, Hazaribagh, Daltonganj, Noamundi have air strips. The State
Government would take steps to strengthen and improve these air strips
along with proper fencing and establishing terminal buildings. The air
strip at Dumka would also be upgraded. These air strips shall be allowed
to be used by private air taxi / cargo service operators. Confessional landing facilities for a period of one year from the date of starting
such air taxi / cargo service shall be provided. Re-fueling facilities
shall also be made available.
AIR CARGO COMPLEX
The State Government has taken steps to set up Air Cargo Complex at
Ranchi. This would provide boost to export oriented industries,
specifically, those operating in the area of high value and perishable
commodities. Floriculture and horticulture based industries can take
advantage of this facility.