Goa Manohar International Airport wins Best Sustainable Greenfield Airport Award

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Goa Manohar International Airport (MIA) has been awarded the prestigious "Best Sustainable Greenfield Airport" award under Aviation Sustainability and Environment at the ASSOCHAM 14th International Conference.

An overview of the news

  • The award was presented for "outstanding initiatives" taken by Goa International Airport Limited (GGIAL) in implementing sustainability.

  • The awards were presented to senior officials of GGIAL by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Goa Manohar International Airport

  • Goa Manohar International Airport was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 11 December 2022

  • Commercial operation was slated for January 5, 2023.

  • The Union Cabinet on 04 December 2022 approved the renaming of the Greenfield International Airport at Mopa as 'Manohar International Airport - Mopa' in memory of late Manohar Parrikar, former Defense Minister and four-time Chief Minister of Goa.

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