Flight services in Malkangiri airport to start from March 5

Malkangiri: Flight services in Malkangiri airport to start from March 5, 2024, said reliable reports in this regard on Friday. It is worth mentioning here that the Airport was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on January 9, 2024.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the newly constructed Malkangiri Airport. The CM has been accompanied by the Chairman of 5T and Nabin Odisha, V K Pandian.

In the first phase, in the Malkangiri airport non-scheduled flights with a capacity of 20-30 passengers will operate to and from the airport which has a 1600-metre runway. Later, bigger flights will be introduced, said sources.

Prior to the inauguration of the flight services in Malkangiri airport, trial run of the flight service was successfully carried out yesterday. A seven-seater VT-100 flight took off from Bhubaneswar at 11:00 am with a pilot and two crew members and landed at Malkangiri airport at 12:15 pm. It received water cannon welcome upon arrival.

Detailed reports awaited in this regard.

Also Read: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Malkangiri Airport

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