Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa recently laid the foundation stone for the construction of a Rs.2.20-bn airport project in Shivamogga, which is expected to give a boost to tourism, industries and economic activities in the region. The project to construct the airport at Sogane in Shivamogga taluk on about 662.38 acre will be taken up in two phases. The first phase consists of runway, taxiway, apron, approach road, peripheral road and compound wall construction, while the second phase consists of terminal building, ATC tower, fire station building, among others.
Contact: Vijay Bhaskar TM, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka.
Address: Room No. 320, 3rd floor, Vidhanasoudha, Benglauru.
Tel: 080-2225 2442.