Late night landing facility for civil aircraft may begin shortly at Bagdogra Airport in northern West Bengal, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Sunday.
The minister, who was on an official visit to northern West Bengal, told media persons at the airport that the government has taken a number of steps to upgrade the airport.
Parrikar said Bagdogra – a town in Darjeeling district – was of significant importance as it was the gateway to the NorthEast, Bhutan and Nepal.
He said Bagdogra Airport would have 24-hour commercial flight operation as early as possible and assured that late night landing facility for civil aircrafts at Bagdogra Amay Abegin shortly. Read More…