Kerala govt to continue backing Sabarimala airport project, to clear DGCA’s misgivings

The Kerala Government will be giving a satisfactory reply to the objections raised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) regarding the proposed greenfield airport project at the Cheruvally Estate, near Erumeli, in Kottayam district.

The DGCA found fault with the design and techno-economic feasibility report of the project submitted by the State Government.

Airport Special Officer V Thulasidas and Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) Managing Director M G Rajamanikyam and the representatives of consultant firm Louis Berger are holding a series of meetings to file reply to the objections raised by the air transport regulator.