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An AN-32 aircraft of 43 Sqn carries out a successful landing, at Pakyong airfield in Pakyong. This is the first landing by an AN-32 class of aircraft at the airfield, which is one ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling (2nd R) as Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad (L) and Minister of State at Prime Minister’s Office...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the inauguration of New Greenfield Airport at Pakyong, in Gangtok.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the New Greenfield Airport at Pakyong, in Gangtok. The first commercial flight from Pakyong would begin from October 4.
The first commercial flight from Pakyong would begin from October 4.
Integrated structures,two sophisticated CFT, 1 terminal building for passengers, parking for over 50 vehicles are some of the features of the airport.
SpiceJet will operate 78-seater Bombardier Q400 flights to and from Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati everyday.
The airport is around 33 km from the state capital - Gangtok.
The airport has been constructed at a cost of more than Rs 600 Crore. And, it covers an area of 990 acres.
Situated at a height of 4,500 ft from sea level, it is the first greenfield airport in Northeast India.
A view of the newly inaugurated Pakyong airport in Sikkim.