Why is air travel preferred in the north-eastern states of India? Explain.

 

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In northeastern states air transport is mostly preferred because of the following reasons:

  1. Northeastern states have uneven topography and dissected relief features 
  2. There are several large and wide rivers that make it difficult to construct road and rail bridges over them . This region is also flood prone  
  3. Dense forests create many difficulties in the construction of r ailway lines and roads.

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I n northeastern states air transport is mostly preferred because of the following reasons:

  1. Northeastern states of India have uneven topography and dissected relief features which hindered the construction of rail and road networks.
  2. There are several large and wide rivers that make it difficult to construct road and rail bridges over them . This region is also flood prone and due to which s urface communication links are damaged.
  3. Dense forests in this region create many difficulties in the construction of r ailway lines and roads.
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