Role of Airways in Regional Development


  • Aviation sector acts as a hub of various activities. The Airports function as a growth pole, which in turn propel growth in the region as a result of spill-over & trickledown effect
  • Airways profoundly give boost to the Tourism sector, which in turn drives the supporting infrastructure in a region, like roads, railways, hotels, markets, etc.
  • In addition to these, the local skills get thrust, along with the diffusion of information by way of exchange of views between tourists & locals, which further create new avenues and employment opportunities
  • The patronage for ‘local art’ increases, because of air-connectivity, thereby giving a push to regional economy
  • Also, increased connectivity with remote areas, might help in highlighting the local issues, which in turn can catch the attention of Government for redressal. Thus extreme regionalism and Isolation can be prevented