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PM to inaugurate new Goa airport today, over 200 non-stop flights soon

Phase I of the airport will handle approximately 4.4 million passengers each year.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Goa International Airport today to boost air connectivity in the country.


Mopa International Airport

The foundation stone of Mopa International Airport, located in North Goa, was laid in November 2016.


The airport was built on the theme of sustainable infrastructure.


It features best-in-class technologies such as 3D monolithic pre-engineered buildings and 5G-enabled IT infrastructure.


The airport has made extensive use of Azulejos tiles originating from Goa. It intends to give a feel of Goa to tourists.


Airlines IndiGo and GoFirst have already announced plans to launch 168 and 42 flights respectively from January.


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