'Full-fledged integration of AI, IA in 4 mths'
Work for the International arrival block, modification of international passenger terminal building and construction of a apron at an estimated expense of Rs 120 crore would be undertaken at Karippur airport, he said.
Acquisition of 137 acres for development of the airport was not moving along as desired, he said.
He said AIE has started operating 48 winter services per week from the Airport to Middle East destinations.
In addition, three flights per week to Mumbai, seven to Kochi and one a week to Thiruvananthapuram had begun operating taking the total services to 59 per week, he said.
Stating that a major problem in Kozhikode was flight diversion, he said, all flight arrivals in Karipur airport would be before 5 AM or after 11 AM.