Work on Bhogapuram airport started

Foundation stone was laid for Bhogapuram greenfield international airport on May 3, 2023. The total cost of the airport is Rs 45.92 billion. It will focus on the overall development of the north Andhra Pradesh region. Initially, the airport will commence its services for 4 million passengers which will later expand to serve 40 million passengers. The construction work of the airport has been taken by the GMR group and is expected to be completed in two years. Reportedly, the airport would have two runways capable of handling Airbus A380, the largest passenger aircraft. The airport will also include additional facilities like a cargo complex, an aviation academy and an aero city serving the region.