Friday, February 08, 2019

Andhra allots 500 acres for proposed Bhogapuram Airport

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to allot 500 acres of land for the proposed Greenfield international airport at Bhogapuram in Vijayanagaram district.

The decision was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. The land is spread over six acres of land.

In 2005, the government had issued notification to acquire 2,004 acres of land for the project at Bhogapuram, 40 km from the port city of Visakhapatnam, where the existing airport belongs to the Indian Navy.

To be developed on 2,703 acres under public-private partnership mode, it will be an integrated airport with Aerocity, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility and Aviation Academy.
08/02/19 Outlook