The first step is to take action on the Cabinet approval to develop the airstrips at 3 places Chikmagalur, Kodagu and Uttara Kannada. Civil Aviation Ministry approval Chikmagalur to land.
Chikmagalur: A 100 acre of land is available and a Feasibility report has been prepared.
Kodagu: About 49.25 acres of land has been identified in Kodalahalli Kushalagara.
Uttara Kannada: About 350 acres of land has been identified in Kumta, Request to hand over forest land. But the Otham Steering Committee has rejected the plan, and hence develop of helipad is examined.