PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim first ever airport at Pakyong

PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim first ever airport at Pakyong

Giving a big boost to regional connectivity, PM Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated India’s 100th and Sikkim’s maiden airport, the Pakyong airport.

Sikkim first ever airport

The airport is situated at a height of 4,500 feet from sea level and has been constructed at a cost of more than Rs 600 crore. The airport is spread over 201 acres and is located on top of a hill about two km above Pakyong village.

The first commercial flight from Pakyong would begin from October 4

During inaugration PM Modi stated that work is progressing at a rapid pace to strengthen both, infrastructural and emotional connectivity to Sikkim and rest of the northeastern region.

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