Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will lay the foundation
stone for the Bhogapuram airport and commercial operations will be shifted
there from the Visakhapatnam airport once the airport is commissoned said a
senior functionary of the ruling YSR congress party.
international airport in Vizag is under the Navy's control
The ruling party MP V Viyayasai Reddy said the present international
airport in Vizag is under the Navy's control and there are strict guidelines
that need to be followed. Also there are problems with regard to landing and takeoff
of flights. These are the reasons why the government decided to develop the
Bhogapuram greenfield airport," he told mediapersons here.
He noted that the Begumpet airport in Hyderabad was shut down for
commercial operations after the international facility in Shamshabad was
commissioned. "Neither the TDP nor any other party has any right to
criticise the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on the proposed airport," the
YSRC MP said.