PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on October 20
NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh will get another global airport on Wednesday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates one at Kushinagar– an important pilgrim city for Buddhists.
A global airport will facilitate sees of international pilgrims. The inaugural flight will land in Kushinagar from Colombo with 125 dignitaries and Buddhist monks.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has developed the Kushinagar airport with a brand-new Rs 260-crore terminal building spread across 3,600 sqm. The brand-new terminal can deal with 300 travelers per hour.
Kushinagar is an international Buddhist expedition centre and a central point of the Buddhist circuit– Lumbini, Sarnath and Gaya. The place is known for Buddha’s last sermon and one where he had attained
(salvation) in 483 BC.
“Direct air travel connectivity with South Asian nations will make it much easier for travelers showing up from Sri Lanka, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore to reach Kushinagar and experience the rich heritage of the area. Tourist inflow is expected to increase by approximately 20% (following direct air connectivity). The Kushinagar International Airport will not only put the expedition site on the global aviation map, however likewise help boost the economic advancement of the region,” a federal government statement said.
Released at Mon, 18 Oct 2021 16:08:06 -0500