Major airports in cities like Delhi and Mumbai are already facing issues of runways and airspace constraints.
Keeping this in mind, the minister asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to hasten the pace of infrastructure creation to decongest the airports and meet passenger growth, which stood at about 28 per cent last month.
"We are finalising a strategic vision for the aviation sector, to create state-of-art-infrastructure with best technology, to develop local human resource, to move fast so that India leads the world in air traffic growth," Mr Prabhu was quoted as saying in a tweet by the Civil Aviation Ministry.
The ministry had earlier indicated that the airport sector in the country will see an investment of up to Rs one lakh crore in the next five years.
The investments would be made for upgrading existing infrastructure at airports and also building greenfield airports by the AAI and private companies.
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