Even as Tamil
Nadu government is all set to send a high level delegation led by the state
industries minister to finalize the site of the second airport at Chennai,
Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya scindia has said that the central
government will hold the majority stake of 51 per cent in the airport.
Media reports from Delhi indicate the size of the second
airport at Chennai will be small considering that it will handle only eight
government will decide the site of the second airport either at Parandur or
Pannur. Work on the second airport project pending for nearly two decades is
expected to start by the end of 2022.
Depending on the
site selected by the state government and MoCA, a detailed Obstacle Limitation
Surface (OLS) survey, techno-economic feasibility study and other mandatory
reports will be prepared.