Civil Aviation Department, Haryana was established after the reorganisation of State on 1st November, 1966 to train pilots by encouraging the art of flying among the people of the State. Two Aviation Training Centres Hisar and Karnal came to the share of Haryana. At present there are five Civil Airstrips in the State at Hisar, Bhiwani, Karnal, Narnaul and Pinjore. In addition, two Defence Aerodromes are also located at Sirsa and Ambala. There are three Aviation Centres of Haryana Institute of Civil Aviation i.e. Hisar, Karnal and Pinjore.