Why Is Air Travel More Popular in the North Eastern States of India? Explain.

Air Transport is considered as an important means of transport in the North-Eastern part of our country because:

  1. Big Rivers: Presence of big rivers like Brahmaputra make it difficult to construct roads and railways. Airways are suitable when rivers get flooded.
  2. Uneven surface: It is not suitable for the construction of roadways and railways which can be a costly affair. Can be easily travelled by airways.
  3. Dense Forests: Dense forests hamper the construction of roadways and railways.
  4. International Frontiers: International borders of Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, etc. can be easily travelled by airways without much hassles.

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