PM inaugurates ‘lotus-shaped’ Shivamogga airport
Shivamogga Airport will help boost air connectivity of central Karnataka region
Shivamogga airport Built cost was around Rs 450 crore
PM Modi also inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for development projects worth over ₹3,600 crore in the district
PM Modi said "The airport in Shivamogga will boost commerce and increase connectivity"
The lotus-shaped passenger terminal building of Shivamogga airport can handle 300 passengers per hour.
The event coincided with the 80th birthday of Karnataka BJP strongman and former Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.