Union Cabinet approves declaration of Kushinagar Airport as an International Airport

  • The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport.
  • Kushinagar is a Buddhist pilgrimage town in the Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Several other Buddhist cultural Sites like Shravasti, Kapilavastu, and Lumbini are located in its vicinity.
  • This decision will result in boosting domestic / international tourism and economic development of the regions.
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