Mangalore: The airport at the south Indian city of Mangalore, located in the State of Karnataka, will soon have a full-fledged international airport with the completion of a new terminal building. According to State chief minister, BS Yeddyurappa, the new building will be completed within six months.
Yeddyurappa was addressing the media after inspecting the project during his maiden visit to the district as a chief minister. He said that a meeting of revenue and other officials would be convened soon in order to take up issues regarding land acquisition for the completion of the said project.
He also said that the government intended to set up airports at all district centres over the next two years. In this regard he mentioned that all district commissioners had been asked to identify atleast 100 acres in their areas for this purpose and submit proposals over the coming 20 days.