Sri Lanka to do feasibility study for domestic airport in Kandy

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Aug 09, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has given the nod to conduct a feasibility study on building a domestic airport in Kandy district, a statement said.

“It is proposed to have a new airport at Dingana in the Kandy area to better connect the city to other areas in the island,” an official statement on cabinet decisions said.

The proposal was put forwardby Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, to conduct the feasibility study for the new airport.

Earlier in June Sri Lanka’s government and cabinet of ministers has gave the go ahead to carry out an overhaul in the domestic aviation industry and develop it.