Hollongi Airport will be completed by March 31, 2022: Hardeep Singh Puri


Itanagar: Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri yesterday announced that the Hollongi Airport in Itanagar will be completed by March 31, 2022.

Puri made the announcement while reviewing the status of Civil Aviation in Arunachal Pradesh through a video conference with Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Greenfield Airport at Hollongi near Itanagar on 9th of February this year.

Puri further informed that the flight connectivity between Tezu-Guwahati and Tezu-Jorhat under Regional Connectivity Scheme will also start operating this year as the license has already been obtained from Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operation of Tezu Airport in Lohit District.

Infrastructure development of selected helipads under the scheme in Naharlagun, Tuting, Walong, Daporijo and Yingkiong was taken up by the Chief Secretary. (AIR)