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Kadapa Airport to start operation from 7th June 2015

Kadapa will be on the air connectivity map of the country on 7th June, 2015. The Airport will be inaugurated on the day at a function to be attended by Minister of Civil Aviation Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu. The first flight at Kadapa will land from Bengaluru at 11.30 a.m. on the day.
Airports Authority of India, in its endeavour to promote regional and remote area connectivity in Tier-II and Tier III cities, has completed the development of Kadapa Airport at the cost of Rs. 42 Crores. The Airport has a new compact pre-fabricated terminal building with a capacity to handle 100 peak hour passengers at a time. The runway with dimension 1719m x 45m is capable to handle ATR-72 type of aircraft operations. The new Apron can accommodate 3 Nos. of ATR-72 type of aircrafts. Depending upon the growth of passenger traffic at Kadapa Airport, expansion and upgradation of the Airport will be done to handle A 320 type of aircraft operations. To facilitate the development of Kadapa Airport, the State Government of Andhra Pradesh has made available 520 Acres of land.