Foundation stone laid for Rajahmundry airport expansion
Rajahmundry airport will now see expansion works in full throttle. Foundation stone has been laid to improvise and extend the airport that becomes one of the busiest destinations, only after Vizag, Vijayawada and Tirupati.
Union Ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu, Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for expansion of Rajahmundry airport. The renovated airport will facilitate the landing of the bigger aircrafts while other facilities will be upgraded.
Later, the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS).