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Khajuraho, Jan 23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju today inaugurated a new terminal building at the Khajuraho Airport in Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chairman of Airports Authority of India R K Srivastava and other leaders and officials were present on the occasion. The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors.The new facilities at the Khajuraho Airport will allow more flights to commence their services and help bring in more visitors. The new terminal, constructed at a cost of Rs. 91 crores, is equipped with facilities of international standard. Though it continues to handle domestic flights, it has a capacity of handling 100 international flights in future.Better air connectivity at Khajuraho will bring in more domestic and foreign tourists to see its medieval age Hindu and Jain temple complexes which are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites.