Contemporary Goan architecture meets Mopa Airport!
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Contemporary Goan architecture meets Mopa Airport!

Located in Pernem Talka in North Goa, Manohar International Airport (MIA) is located 35 km from Panjim. The airport is accessible via State Highway 66,which makes it easier to approach from Panvel in Maharashtra in the north and Edapalli in Kerala in the south. The airport is also connected to Karnataka state by NH748A. Thivimand Pernem stations located nearby provide the necessary rail connectivity to the airport while the flowing Chapora river in the south of the airport provides access to waterways.

The airport has been built on 2,132 acre, of which 232 acre has been earmarked for commercial cityside developments. The airside and terminal facilities have been configured based on traffic forecasts. Recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the airport will operate day in and out, catering to all segments of inbound and outbound tourism. It will be able to handle 4.4 million passengers annually; the design of the airport has taken into account ascope for future expansion to address additional passenger traffic andthe saturation capacity of the project stands at 33 million passengers per annum.

The interior of the building is a blend of contemporary and Goan architecture. It portrays the exuberant culture and colourful and eventful lifestyle of Goa contributing towards a greater passenger experience and memorable moments throughout the journey. The shape of the interiors resembles the shape of the Shankha, which conveys positive vibrations inside the passenger terminal building.

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Located in Pernem Talka in North Goa, Manohar International Airport (MIA) is located 35 km from Panjim. The airport is accessible via State Highway 66,which makes it easier to approach from Panvel in Maharashtra in the north and Edapalli in Kerala in the south. The airport is also connected to Karnataka state by NH748A. Thivimand Pernem stations located nearby provide the necessary rail connectivity to the airport while the flowing Chapora river in the south of the airport provides access to waterways. The airport has been built on 2,132 acre, of which 232 acre has been earmarked for commercial cityside developments. The airside and terminal facilities have been configured based on traffic forecasts. Recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the airport will operate day in and out, catering to all segments of inbound and outbound tourism. It will be able to handle 4.4 million passengers annually; the design of the airport has taken into account ascope for future expansion to address additional passenger traffic andthe saturation capacity of the project stands at 33 million passengers per annum. The interior of the building is a blend of contemporary and Goan architecture. It portrays the exuberant culture and colourful and eventful lifestyle of Goa contributing towards a greater passenger experience and memorable moments throughout the journey. The shape of the interiors resembles the shape of the Shankha, which conveys positive vibrations inside the passenger terminal building. To read the full feature, CLICK HERE.

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