Nagpur Airport receives special Airport Authority of India (AAI) Chairman's Award for installation of new system called Indra. This system allows airport officials to connect with the aircraft. It increase the efficiency and reduces chances of mishaps and error by humans. The new system will connect aircraft to air traffic control (ATC) department and help it gain height if it is coming down to avoid collision in the air. It will save 1.28 crore litres of fuel every year.
A good news for Nagpurians, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport runway will be resurfaced soon. A lot of damage was done to the runway due to frequent landing and application of brakes by the aircraft. Now Airports Authority of India (AAI) along with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has decided to share the cost and build the runway of the airport to ward off accidents and any other mishaps.