SAIL and Airport Authority of India signed a MoU on utilisation of airstrip of SAIL’s Rourkela, Bokaro and Burnpur in Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal, respectively under the UDAN scheme.
The RCS-UDAN scheme, launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), envisages enhancing the regional air connectivity by providing support in terms of infrastructure and other facilities.
Under the MoU, AAI as an implementation agency under RCS-UDAN would be executing the required works before commencement of RCS flights at all the three airports.
Eventually, AAI will operate and manage airport operations for Burnpur, Rourkela and Bokaro airports, on behalf of SAIL for three years. Start of operations at Rourkela, Bokaro and Burnpur airports under the RCSUDAN would immensely benefit the citizens of these cities through better connectivity. Read More…