Ayodhya District Magistrate Anuj Jha handed over papers of plots and compensation amount to 75 farmers whose land was acquired for the aviation venture. After the centre sanctioned ₹250 crore for the project, the UP government approved ₹321 crore to purchase additional land for the airport. According to the state government, ₹1001.77 crore has been approved to purchase 555.66 acres additional land. A budgetary provision of ₹101 crore has also been proposed for development work in the state's budget 2021-22.
The development of the airport at Ayodhya will cater to large aircraft such as A-320 and B-737 and the construction of a terminal building is also a part of the airport project.