Published on : Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The tourism department of Agra is planning to construct a heliport on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway that had minimized travel time from the heliport to the Taj Mahal as per the report of one of the news media agencies.
Amit Kumar who is the deputy director of Uttar Pradesh tourism mentioned that tourists can enjoy the aerial view of not just Taj Mahal but the complete Agra city.
This helicopter would take them to the impressive monument in about 10 to 15 minutes, he said.
Mr. Kumar also said that they have zeroed on the land all requisite approvals for the heliport have been granted and the process to build the heliport would start soon.
The heliport scheme has been floated for Agra, Mathura, Allahabad, Lucknow and Varanasi and they have also zeroed in on the required land area, as per Mr Kumar.
Tourists also feel that for people with disabilities, children and elderly, this would come as a great relief.
People are also relieved about saving time.