Air India is flying it’s 48 seater air craft from Guwahati to Pasighat with Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu as it’s first passenger. The Alliance aircraft is a subsidiary of Air India and will cost around Rupees 3000 to travel a distance of 650 km from Guwahati to Pasighat.
It is for the first time in the history since independence that a commercial flight will land just 300 km away from the Indo – China border in the land of the rising sun. Earlier, the tourists had to travel from Guwahati or via Itanagar for almost a day in the hilly terrain. Now, the journey will be simpler and easier at much affordable prices.
Pasighat airport was originally an Advance Landing Ground ( ALG ) which has more often been used both for Army or Air Force and occasionally for civilian travel.
It’s situated inside the town which is 260 km from Itanagar and about 350 km from the China border. Read More…