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Chandigarh International Airport is an international airport which serves the Union Territory Chandigarh and the Indian states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The airport runway is located in the Union territory of Chandigarh while the international terminal is located on the south side of the runway in the village of Jhiurheri, Mohali, Punjab.. As of July 2017, there are 36 domestic departures and 2 international departures from this airport. The airport registered a 62.8% increase in passenger traffic from May 2016 to May 2017.HistoryChandigarh airport operated all its Civil and Commercial operations from Civil enclave of the Indian Air Force Station. Indian Airlines started operating flights from Chandigarh to Delhi in the 1970s. A new airport building was constructed in the Civil Enclave was opened on 14 April 2011. This Air Terminal was declared a Customs Airport on 19 August 2011 making it eligible for international flights but no international flight ever operated from this terminal.In 2008, the Government of Punjab acquired 304.04 acres of land on the south side of the existing runway in Jheurheri village at a cost of ₹452 crore to build the new international terminal. This new terminal was completed in 2015 at a cost of ₹939 crore. The Government of Punjab and the Government of Haryana each have 24.5% stake and the Airports Authority of India holds the rest of 51% stake in the new terminal building.

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