Airports Authority of India (AAI) is a statutory body constituted by an Act of Parliament and came into being on 1st April 1995 by merging erstwhile National Airports Authority and International Airports Authority of India. The functions of AAI is to creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure both on the ground and air space in the country. It is a Mini-Ratna Category-I public Sector Enterprise
AAI manages 125 airports, which include 18 International Airport, 07 Customs Airports, 78 Domestic Airports and 26 Civil Enclaves at Defense airfields.
The headquarters of Airports Authority of India is situated at New Delhi.
Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, an IAS officer of 1986 batch (Gujarat Cadre), is the Chairman of Airports Authority of India
The major functions of AAI are:
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