Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sea plane landing close to Sri Lanka's main airport to begin in April

Sea plane landing in Dandugam Oya in Seeduwa close to Katunayaka Bandaranaike International Airport will commence in April, Ministry of Economic Development sources say.

The venue that is close proximity to the country's main airport is expected to contribute to the boom of the tourist industry of the country.

Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa who inspected the development of the venue of sea plane landing on March 27, directed officials to complete the work on the site by first week of April to provide sea landing facilities for direct internal flight services which allows to fly to up country and other tourists destinations in the country.

The project is carried out by Tourism Authority in collaboration with Provincial Road Development Authority.

Earlier, the plan was to use the Negambo lagoon as the venue of sea plane landing but it was held due to protests of the traditional fishermen of the lagoon.

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