AAI Completes 1st Test Landing At New Greenfield Airport In Arunachal

The airport is situated some 15 kilometers from the capital and will help in connecting the state by air.
The first test landing was conducted by AAI in Arunachal's new airport at Hollongi
The first test landing was conducted by AAI in Arunachal's new airport at Hollongi

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) successfully completed the first flight test landing at the Hollongi airport in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

The Greenfield airport at Hollongi near capital city Itanagar is the first full-fledged airport in Arunachal Pradesh and is set to be operational by Independence Day this year.

The airport is situated some 15 kilometers from the capital and will help in connecting the state by air.

It has been developed by the Airport Authority of India and will be available for A-321 category aircrafts.

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Meanwhile, reports stated that the runway in the airport will be extended by 500 meters to accommodate the A-321 type of aircraft.

Built in an area of 4,100 square meters, the airport will have eight check-in counters. It has been built to accommodate 200 passengers during peak hours of a day.

The estimated cost of construction of the airport stood at around Rs 645 crores.

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