PM Modi to inaugurate Goa’s 2nd airport, Mopa International Airport on 11 December 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate Goa’s second international airport at Mopa on 11 December 2022, According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) the Prime Minister during his visit to Goa on 11 December will address the valedictory function of the 9th World Ayurveda Congress and later, will inaugurate the Mopa International Airport.
Mopa International Airport will be the second Airport of Goa after the Dabolim airport which is a civil enclave in a military airbase named INS Hansa. Mopa airport will be the first cargo carrying airport of Goa. The Mopa airport will become fully operation from January 5, 2023.
The Mopa International Airport has been developed at a cost of around Rs 2, 8700 crore by the GMR Infrastructure which also has the right to operate the airport for 40 years with an option of additional 20 years.
The airport has been built on the theme of sustainable infrastructure and has a solar power plant, green buildings, LED lights on the runway, rainwater harvesting, state-of-the-art sewage treatment plant with recycling facilities, among other such facilities.
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