The official inauguration of the Mangalore International Airport and the cargo complex is expected to be held on Tuesday March 18, 2013
The Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajith Singh, Union Minister for Petroleum Dr.Veerappa Moily and Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar are expected be present on March 18 when the International airport and cargo complex will be officially inaugurated. It may be recalled here that though the airport was declared an international airport in October 2012 itself, the authorities had been waiting for the official inauguration.
There is another good news as far as the Man galore International Airport is concerned. The maiden flight from Saudi Arabia will land in Mangalore on March 31.