SHILLONG, Sep 15: Chief Minister Conrad Ok Sangma on Thursday knowledgeable the Home that the state authorities is inspecting a proposal to rename the 2 airports within the state. “We within the Cupboard are citing a proposal to rename the Umroi airport as Late BB Lyngdoh Airport and the Tura Airport as Captain Williamson Sangma Airport,” the CM mentioned throughout a short-duration dialogue on the topic. He mentioned these proposals shall be introduced out very quickly. The federal government needs to honour these leaders who’ve contributed lots to the society and the state and the least that the federal government can do is to honour them by naming two essential infrastructure after them. He additional knowledgeable that there’s additionally a plan to assemble a brand new airport to operationalise bigger plane with a view to enhance connectivity. As well as, the state authorities has additionally determined that the runway on the Baljek airport shall be prolonged to make it operational for barely bigger plane, Sangma mentioned, whereas including that the federal government has initiated dialogue with the Airports Authority of India on this regard.