Saturday, December 09, 2017

Airports Authority of India planning to set up air cargo hub in Udupi district

Karkala: Airports Authority of India (AAI) has drawn up a plan to set up its cargo hub in the region, and has asked revenue department to acquire and hand over to it 2,500 acres of land.

The news has made the people of Inna, Belman, Mulladka, Mundkoor villages in the taluk as well as Palimar, Yellur, Santhoor, Nandikoor and other villages in Kaup taluk jittery as they are apprehensive of losing their land for this project.

It is said that such projects are also proposed to be executed in Mysuru, Belagavi, Vijayapura, Kalaburagi etc.

A decision to identify alternative land in three places of Udupi district was taken at a meeting of Airports Authority held at Bengaluru on June 1 this year.

It is said that the authority plans to manage traffic density in the international airport at Mangaluru in this way as it expects 56 aircrafts presently using he runway at Mangaluru per day to increase to 80 to 100 shortly.
09/12/17 daijiworld