Khan Jahan Ali Airport Khulna
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This report aims to presents the significance of a new airport at the west-southern part of Bangladesh where fast travel become a requirement. As Airways become the fastest way to connect cities, airports become an important hub for transporting. An airport performs as a transportation hub for the city which crucially acts as the most important structure for socio-economic aspects. While thinking of Khulna, one of the major divisional city of west-southern Bangladesh, inaccessibly from other major cities has been a serious issue. Because of the geographic location of Khulna division and Padma river accessibility are highly interrupted. As lacking of proper road network, the west-southern part is remained undeveloped for many years. But now, completion of new Padma Bridge will open a notable opportunity of socio-economic growth. Addition to that, Mongla sea port, which is one of the two sea port in Bangladesh creates window for larger economic activity. Also, Sundarban, the largest Mangrove forest in the world is located on the most southern part of Khulna division which needs proper exposure for tourism. To stimulate the socio-economic and touristic revelation and keep pace with 21st century air traffic government have proposed a new domestic airport in Khulna. Government visions of the new airport is to make positive impact on economy, social development, the lives of welling of the people in west- southern part and also generate an exposure of Sundarbans.