Thiruvananthapuram: Apart from the 4 worldwide airports, Kerala could quickly have a string of runway-heliports, which may function small, single-engine plane connecting main vacationer locations. Disclosing the plan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated on Monday that the state had submitted a feasibility research report on this regard to the Ministry of Civil Aviation for approval.
The initiative is geared toward complete improvement of the aviation sector of the state, he advised the state meeting throughout query hour. He stated that underneath the scheme airstrip-heliports can be arrange on the ashram grounds in Kollam, Munnar, Thekkady, Kalpetta, Bekal, Guruvayur, Palakkad, Alappuzha Beach, Varkala and Kumarakom. <! –
He stated, "We are planning to start the airline connecting the major tourist destinations of the state with the operation of small single-engine aircraft with 8-10 seats. The proposed airstrips at Bekal, Wayanad and Idukki are installed in the initial phase. Plan to do. " stated.
The Chief Minister stated that the state authorities has requested to incorporate the proposed airstrips to function as feeder ports of worldwide airports underneath its regional connectivity scheme-UDAN. Steps to arrange a greenfield airport to assist Sabarimala pilgrims are additionally shifting ahead, Vijayan stated including a techno-economic brotherhood report on this regard is underneath the federal government's consideration.