In a complete reversal from its earlier stand, the Congress on Tuesday said the proposal for the new international airport at Mopa can wait, as the current facility at Dabolim is adequate enough for the next 70-80 years.
Domestic flights arriving in Goa have been re-scheduled for four days due to temporary closure of the runway at Dabolim airport.
An Air India aircraft with 263 passengers on board was hit by a bird at Dabolim airport on Saturday morning.
Goa Governor Dr SS Sidhu on Wednesday said
that the work on upgradation and expansion of Dabolim airport
in the state would be completed by June 2012.
Rajya Sabha MP from Goa Shantaram
Naik on Friday alleged the Navy was posing hurdles in the
expansion of Dabolim airport which was approved by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh.
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