PM Modi inaugurated Arunachal's first greenfield airport

Pankaj Prasad
PM Modi Doni Polo Airport
PM Modi Doni Polo Airport

Doni Polo Airport is located in Hollongi, Itanagar.

Arunachal Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Doni Polo Airport at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. Its foundation was laid by PM Modi in 2019. Let us tell you that the first is the Greenfield Airport, which has been developed in an area of ​​more than 690 acres. During this, PM Modi said that we have brought such a work culture, whose foundation stone we lay, we also inaugurate it. The time to hang, hang and wander is gone.

These facilities will be available at the airport

Doni Polo Airport is located in Hollongi, Itanagar. Doni Polo Airport has been developed by the Airports Authority of India at an estimated cost of Rs 645 crore. He told that it will have eight 'check-in counters' and essential services can be provided to 200 passengers during peak hours. There is no airport in Arunachal Pradesh, the northeastern state of the country. The nearest facility is at Lilabari Airport in North Lakhimpur district of Assam, 80 km away.

Highlights of Doni Polo Airport

State Civil Aviation Department officials said that Doni Polo Airport spread over an area of ​​4,100 square meters will be equipped with all modern facilities for the passengers. He told that it will have a 2,300-meter-long runway which will be suitable for landing and take-off of Boeing 747. Indigo Airlines will start commercial flights from the airport from 28 November. The name of this airport reflects the people's reverence for the Sun (Doni) and the Moon (Polo), symbols of the state's traditions and rich cultural heritage.

Trade and tourism will get a boost

After the airport becomes operational, connectivity, trade and tourism will get a boost. Apart from this, investors and medical emergencies will also provide easy travel facilities. Along with this, students and travelers studying in other states will also benefit from this.