India’s first aviation park is being setup in Gujarat

Q.  India’s first aviation park is being setup in
- Published on 09 Feb 16

a. Gujarat
b. Maharashtra
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Karnataka

ANSWER: Gujarat
 
  • To strengthen the aviation sector in Gujarat, the state government has planned to set up the country’s first-ever aviation park here, with facilities including an airstrip, training school, helipad and space for setting up small manufacturing units, among others.
  • This will be a first ever Aviation Park in India. There are barely four such parks in the world.
  • The government-owned Gujarat State Aviation Infrastructure Company Ltd (GUJSAIL) is tasked by the government to carry out the project.
  • In the initial phase, this park will provide platform for educating people about the aviation activities. Apart from a theatre and an info—tech area, the park will also have space for conducting air shows and other aviation-related adventure sports. For professionals, the park will have a training complex with a flight simulator, aviation and aerospace management school, an aircrew training school, a helipad and a landing strip for smaller aircrafts.

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