The 20-year-long wait of Rourkela Smart City to have an airport is going to be a thing of past soon. If everything goes as expected, flights will be a reality over the city from May or June 2022.
The Odisha government on Friday said that the much-awaited flight operations from two more airstrips in the State will begin soon. Odisha Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera said that the final decision on the roll out of flights from Jeypore in Koraput and Rangeilunda airstrips in Ganjam district has been taken by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Rourkela: The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security DG, Usha Padhee on Monday informed that flight operations from Rourkela Airport will begin soon. The announcement came after a team of the Civil Aviation Ministry led by Usha Padhee visited the airstrip in Rourkela on Monday. Following her visit, a high-level meeting was held at the airport […]
Jeypore/Rourkela: Even though Odisha government is maintaining as many as 20 airstrips for regional air connectivity purposes, operation of flight services is yet to materialise in all the airstrips except Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda. Thanks to official apathy, two such airstrips – Jeypore and Rourkela have remained non-functional despite a well prepared runway, air traffic control […]
Rourkela: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday issued license for setting up of third airport of Odisha in Rourkela, the industrial capital of the State. The Ministry of Civil Aviation tweeted in this regard saying that the move will pave way for connecting the steel city with the rest of the country. […]
Rourkela: Bringing an end to uncertainty over the much anticipated launch of commercial air services from Rourkela, the Airport Authority of India has given nod to the commencement of flight services after state government’s consent to provide necessary CISF and Fire Services facilities. Air connectivity to the steel city under the central government’s ambitious ‘Ude […]