Vijayawada was abuzz with two kinds of festivities on January 12th – Sankranti and the opening of brand new terminal of Vijayawada airport. The project that was completed in a record time and also a month ahead of the schedule with a cost of Rs 162 Cr is a visual feast. International look coupled with class, the new airport is definitely one of the best ones by the Airport Authority of India.
CM Sri N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the new airport with pomp and grandeur. Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Bandaru Dattatreya, and Y.S. Chowdary were also present.
Later, the Chief Minister and the Union Ministers laid the foundation for runway expansion of the airport.
Few glimpses from the occasion