Good news for Andhra Pradesh people! Soon you could use international flight services in Andhra Pradesh. The union government gave permission to construct international airport in Visakhapatnam. The airport will be names as Bhogapuram international airport which will be located at 45 Km distance from Vizag city. This will be the first ever international airport in Andhra Pradesh.
The union government has given environmental clearance and other required permissions for the airport. There is a national airport in Vizag but it is used only for domestic travelling. In the coming future, Vizag airport will be over loaded with flights which make it difficult to manage. But the new airport at Bhogapuram will be helpful for both domestic air lines and also for international air lines.
The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of India under ministry of environment has declared clearance for airport construction. The total budget of Bhogapuram international airport will be around Rs 2,260.74 crore. The Andhra Pradesh government has created a new board as Bhogapuram international airport corporation Ltd. The board will take care of everything about the project.
The airport will offer services to airplanes like Airbus-A380 kind. This will also reduce the air traffic for the current domestic airport in Vizag city. This is really great news for Vizag people as they can board international flights easily. However there is no news on the list of countries to which people can travel from Bhogapuram airport in Vizag. Stay tuned to mashables.in for more news.