Pune Customs - Customs Commissionerate, Pune was created in July 1997 consequent to the trifurcation of the Commissionerate of Central Excise and Customs, Pune. The Commissionerate which was under the jurisdiction of Customs Mumbai-III Zone earlier has since come under the jurisdiction of Central Excise & Customs Pune Zone with effect from 26th July 2007 . The jurisdiction of the Commissionerate extends to 7 Revenue districts in the State of Maharashtra viz. Pune, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur and Solapur. There are four Inland Container Depots in this Commissionerate? three at Pune and one at Miraj (Sangli) which basically cater to the needs of manufacturers located in or around Pune. A few minor ports at Ratnagiri, Dabhol, Jaigad, Vijaydurg also handle imports / exports. The Pune Airport has since been declared as a Customs airport in January, 1997 for the export of specified goods. With effect from 12th December 2005, Pune Airport has been notified as an International Airport for the clearance of passengers and baggage.