Goa, a tiny emerald land on the west coast of India, on the bank of Arabian sea.

• It is the smallest State of India, was liberated from Portuguese rule in 1961.

• Renowned for its Exotic Beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture,

• It has rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, which is classified as a biodiversity hotspot.

• Panaji is the state's capital, while Vasco-da-Gama is the largest city.

•  Language Spoken: Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English & Portuguese

• Tropical wet and dry climate.

• The average temperature varies between 25°C - 30°C. The average rainfall is approximately 325cms.

The main feature of the Goan climate is the monsoon, which occurs between June and the end of September..

• One of the highest literacy rates, the highest road, rail, air and sea network density, the lowest crime rates and a harmonious trade union-management relationship.



INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY:

• It places many medium scale industries include the manufacturing of pesticides, fertilizers, tyres, tubes, footwear, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, wheat products, steel rolling, fruits and fish canning, cashew nuts, textiles, brewery products.

TOURISM :

•Tourism is Goa's primary industry: it handles 12 % of all foreign tourist arrivals in India. 

• Goa invokes the image of stretches of beaches with prancing holiday-hoppers.

• Chartered flights to Goa, hotels and other amenities flourished to meet the demands of the influx of tourists.

• Its Gothic churches, ruined and flourishing temples, pristine beaches, cultural festivals and its unique & mouth-watering cuisine, all make Goa a place to visit.

• Aguada Fort: A spring within the fort provided water supply to the ships, giving it the name "Aguada" (meaning 'water'..) The fort, at present, houses the central jail. A 19th century built lighthouse is situated inside the fortress.

• Mayam Lake: the lily covered Carambolin Lake has an enormous amount of waterfowl, many Egrets and Heron, Bronze-winged, Pheasant-Tailed Jacana and thousands of exotic species such as Comb Duck and Cotton Pygmy-Goose.

• Some other places for tourist are: Panaji- the official capital of Goa, Vasco-da-Gama- geometrically planned well laid out coastal town, Margaon- city of Portuguese's cultural heritage, Vejha Goa or Old Goa, Dona Paula, Mira-mar beach, Colva beach, Bogmallo Beach, Arambol Beach, Palolem Beach, Spice Garden, Mangeshi Temples, Japanese Garden, Vagator, Anjuna, Baga & Calangute.

• Churches: The churches in the beach capital of India are places to visit. Amongst the most popular churches of Goa are Se Cathedral, Convent & Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Church & Convent of St. Monica.



ABOUT GOA AIRPORT:

Nearest Port Marmugao, Vasco Nearest Railway Station Vasco-da-Gama Runway Orientation 08 / 26 Aerodrome elevation 138 feet / 45.8 M 73 49’ 40.17” E The geographical coordinates 15” 22’ 47.42” N

Country - India, State - Goa, City - Dabolim, Location ICAO Reference Code 4E, IATA Code GOI, ICAO Code VAGO

• Dabolim Airport is located in the village of Dabolim in Goa. It is the only airport in the state and operates as a civil enclave in a military airbase named INS Hansa.



TOTAL PASSENGER MOVEMENTS: Goa Airport handled around 84.6 Lakhs passengers during the financial year 2018-19.

TERMINAL BUILDING: Specification (Integrated Terminal Building): Goa International Airport is having an Integrated Terminal Building with an approximate area of 65600 Sq.Mtr.

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