Tag: Airstrip

Flights from Malkangiri
Dream coming true: Process for flight service from Malkangiri takes wings

The long awaited construction work on the airstrip in the tribal dominated Malkangiri has finally taken off, bringing smile on the faces of the people.

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  • Friday, 14 October 2022
Flights from Malkangiri: Forest clearing for airstrip construction begins 
Flights from Malkangiri: Forest clearing for airstrip construction begins 

The groundbreaking ceremony for the ambitious project was held on October 12. 

  • Friday, 14 October 2022
Jamshedpur-Balasore, Chattarpur-Digha among 12 NHs to double up as airstrips

New Delhi: The Indian Air force (IAF) has cleared 12 National Highways (NHs) including two passing through Odisha as emergency landing airstrips which will enable rescue teams to reach affected areas easily. Jamshedpur-Balasore highway and Chattarpur-Digha highway are among the 12 NHs cleared for being developed into airstrips. The IAF has given clearance to 12 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha to expand airstrip at Rangeilunda

Odisha government has decided to expand the airstrip at Rangeilunda at an estimated cost of Rs 44 crore to facilitate landing of 40 to 70 seater turboprop aircraft

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha CM's chopper diverted to Jeypore due to 'bad weather'

Koraput: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s chopper which was scheduled to land in Lanjigarh today morning was diverted and made a landing at Jeypore airstrip due to bad weather, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) informed. The CMO also refuted reports that it was not an emergency landing. Later CM Naveen travelled to Rayagada and addressed a […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021