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IAF’s Boeing-737 flight makes first trial landing at Jharsuguda airport

Jharsuguda: With a Boeing-737 flight of Indian Air Force (IAF) making the first trial landing on the runway of Jharsuguda airport on Tuesday ahead of the airport’s scheduled inauguration on September 22, the long cherished dream of the residents here for an airport has inched closer. As per reports, the flight took off from the […]

Jharsuguda airport will be dedicated to nation on Sept 22: Jual Oram

Jharsuguda: The much-awaited Jharsuguda airport will be inaugurated on September 22 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, informed Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram today. The formal announcement came during the inspection of the airport by the Minister. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Jharsuguda airport and some other important projects like Talcher fertiliser plant […]

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Jharsuguda Airport inauguration likely on Aug 21: Authorities

Bhubaneswar: Just a few days after getting the much-awaited 4-C category license for running bigger planes like Airbus-320 and Boeing 747, the Jharsuguda airport may get inaugurated on August 21. Informing about the development, the airport director, SK Chouhan today said that as per telephonic conversations the airport could be tentatively inaugurated on August 21. […]

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Jharsuguda airport gets DGCA’s 4-C license for Airbus-320 flight operations

Jharsuguda: Beckoning a major breakthrough for beginning of much-awaited flight operations here, the Jharsuguda Airport has received a 4-C category license for running bigger planes like Airbus-320 and Boeing 747. Director of the Airport, SK Chouhan informed that with the 4-C category license from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Boeing and Airbus-320 type […]

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Odisha CM requests Centre to name Jharsuguda airport after Veer Surendra Sai

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Union Government to name the Jharsuguda airport in memory of eminent freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. In a letter addressed to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Patnaik stated, “There is a public demand for naming the Jharsuguda Airport in the name of renowned freedom fighter of […]

Odisha gets license for second airport

Bhubaneswar: In a significant development, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today granted license to Jharsuguda airport to make it the second operational airport in Odisha after the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. “2nd airport of Odisha gets license today. Happy to inform the licensing of Jharsuguda airport today by DGCA. It will […]

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DGCA team inspects Jharsuguda Airport

Jharsuguda: A ten-member team of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) from Delhi and Kolkata reviewed the construction work of Jharsuguda Airport today. The team comprising Joint Director General of DGCA, DK Mahanta arrived at Jharsuguda today and reviewed the ongoing construction of runway, terminals and taxiways at the airport, said sources. Mahanta informed that […]

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UDAN flights from Jharsuguda from February 2018

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will start regional flight operations from Jharsuguda airport under Centre’s UDAN scheme in the first week of February 2018, officials said today. Chief Secretary A P Padhi informed the reporters after discussing the matter at a state-level coordination and monitoring committee meeting at Secretariat. “The flight from Jharsuguda is scheduled to […]

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Jharsuguda airport to be operationalised by Apr 2018

Bhubaneswar: After Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, the Jharsuguda airport would the second airport in Odisha which would be made operational by April 2018, said Guru Prasad Mohapatra, chairman of Airport Authority of India (AAI). Briefing media persons here, he said the construction of the Jharsuguda airport is scheduled to be completed by April […]

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Development of Jharsuguda airport to be completed by June 2018

Bhubaneswar: The development of Jharsuguda airport in Odisha will be completed by June 2018, an official said on Tuesday. Taking a review meeting, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi directed the Airport Authority of India (AAI), Jharsuguda District Collector and other officials to complete all the defined works within the scheduled time. Padhi said that Jharsuguda […]

Jharsuguda airport to be ready in 2 years

Jharsuguda airport will be operational within two years, informed Airport Authority of India (AAI) chairman R.K. Srivastava after visiting the airport for the first time today