Kannur Airport Construction to Start Soon

Published on: 20 Jul, 2013
Published under: General Kerala News, Kerala Travel News

20 July 2013
New Delhi

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given its nod for the construction of the proposed Rs.1,130-crore international airport in Kannur. The first phase of the greenfield airport will be completed by next year.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Friday that the State would now go for an international bid for commencing the construction activity. The project would come up on 525.50 hectares, with a proposed built-up area of 50,000 sq m. It would be 2 km from Mattannur on the Kannur-Mattannur-Mysore road.

Kerala will be the first state in Country after its completion to have four International Airports.

Source– http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/nod-for-kannur-airport/article4932187.ece

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