Shirdi: Maharashtra Cabinet has approved the renaming of Shirdi Greenfield International airport as Sri Saibaba International airport.
With the cabinet nod in place, the proposal will now be sent to Union Civil Aviation Ministry once both the Houses of state legislature approve the renaming.
“In October, it will be 100 years since Saibaba took samadhi. Keeping the large footfall of devotees in mind, preparations are on in full swing to ensure the airport starts operations at the earliest,” the CMO (Chief Ministers Office) said in a communication.
The airport was built by the Maharashtra Airport Development Corporation (MADC) to cater to the large number of devotees visiting the Saibaba shrine.