According to the official statement, the incident took place of Thursday when the aircraft was taxing out for take off with 98 passengers on board and the flight was cancelled, it said.
The airport will be spread over 2,534 acres and its location is approximately 30 kilometers from Rajkot city, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said in a statement.
The inaugural flight on the new route was flagged off by Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia from Keshod Airport, which is near Asiatic Lion's abode Gir
The Deoghar airport, which will be inaugurated soon, is going to provide air connectivity to Jharkhand, northern West Bengal and south-eastern Bihar, the AAI noted.
Out of the total amount, Rs 25,000 crore would be from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Rs 22,000 crore would be for the expansion of airports and the building of new terminals.
The AAI manages the commercial traffic in the Indian airspace. It also runs more than 100 airports across the country.
State-owned AAI, which is in the red mainly after the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, is expected to post a loss of Rs 800-900 crore in 2021-22 fiscal
Under Public Private Partnership (PPP), Delhi and Mumbai airports were handed over to the private partners in 2006