The cycling expedition being taken out by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to Jammu will be flagged off from the Thiruvananthapuram international airport on Monday.

The All India Relay Cycling Expedition will move along eight States covering 3,620 km before winding up at Jammu on March 15.

The aim is to develop sportsman spirit, fitness awareness, promote eco-friendly mode of transport and integration among AAI staff, Airport Director V. N. Chandran said. The expedition will be flagged off from the new international terminal building by Minister for Health V.S. Sivakumar.