Sunday, August 01, 2021

MP seeks airport in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari: Seeking development projects in Kanyakumari district including an airport, MP Vijay Vasanth made separate representations to Union minister for civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia and minister of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala in Delhi.

In the representation to Scindia, the MP sought establishment of an airport at Samithope village. Highlighting the significance of the district as an important tourism destination that is studded with historical significance, he pointed out that they attracted lakhs of tourists from across the country and other countries annually.

Recalling that a team of Airports Authority of India experts had visited Samithope and two other locations and concluded that they were found to be unsuitable, Vasanth added that there is another suitable site in Samithope that is free from obstructions.

01/08/21 Times of India

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