New Delhi. 27 September 2017. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) which is managing 126 airports (including Civil Enclaves) have taken up the onerous task of preparing a comprehensive National Register containing details of all Civil Airports and Airstrips in the country and the work carried out is first of its kind.

The National Register 2017 contains details pertaining to Airports and Airstrips owned by State Governments, Private Organisations and Joint Venture Airports in addition to the airports owned/ managed by AAI.

The details and data will be valuable for planning of development of airports especially under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

The details of 288 airports and airstrips could be of use for emergency landing, disaster management, Defence and security related activities.