New airport will be established for the convenience of all travelers and for regional development. The expenditure for the new airport will be 1,000 million Kyat, learnt from Ministry of Transport.
The construction work will start in July, 2015 and completed within four years. It is situated at a suitable place near Saban village in Falam Township; it is selected after the measurement of road, landscape and mountains. As Chin State is very mountainous, it was figured out the possibility to implement an airport, learnt from Depart¬ment of Civil Aviation. “Chin state can be travelled via Kalay Airport but there are less travellers. So, there is no regular flight to go there. Tour companies could extend
Source : The Traveller Vol 3, No.6 From July20 To 26, 2015