Solapur is a major Tier-III city about 450 Km. from Mumbai.
There are many industries like textiles, garments, sugar industries etc.
It has lot of religious places around, like the most famous Pandharpur, Tulajapur,
Akkalcoat, and Gangapur. Thousands of people visit these places only via Solapur
and therefore, the need of the airport is felt.
It has an existing airport. However, due to the obstructions, it cannot be use as
a full-fledged commercial airport.
GoM has therefore, taken a decision to develop altogether a new Green Field Airport
near Boramani village about 15 Km. from Solapur-Hyderabad National Highway No.-9.
MADC is acquiring about 650 Ha. of land for developing “Code-D” airport at a cost
of Rs. 310 Crores and developing the commercial area around the airport to support
The airport initiated shall be developed as a “Code-C” further expanded to "Code-D".