The new civil terminal at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently is likely to start operations by April-end. Hindon Airbase is located at a distance of 40 kms from Indira Gandhi International Airport. Hindon Airport has been developed for the operation of RCS flights at the cost of Rs. 40 Crores. This Civil Enclave will be connected to Jamnagar, Shimla, Kalaburgi, Kannur, Faizabad, Nasik, Hubli and Pithoragarh under RCS – UDAN. The development of new civil enclave at Hindon Airport will take the load off from Delhi`s IGI Airport and will also serve the passengers from Delhi NCR and Uttar Pradesh. Development of Civil Enclave at Airforce Station Hindon has been planned for the operation of RCS flights in two parcels of land measuring 5.6 acres for Civil Enclave and 4.8 acres for construction of approach road from Sikandarpur Marg. Airport Infrastructure has been developed by AAI and the approach road has been constructed by Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. A terminal building has been constructed on an area of 5425sqm. With 8 check-in Counters, the terminal building will be able to handle 300 passengers during peak hours.