Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Malkangiri Airport

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the newly constructed Malkangiri Airport on Tuesday

Malkangiri: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the newly constructed Malkangiri Airport on Tuesday, said reliable reports. As per the schedule, the CM left his residence in Bhubaneswar and landed in Malkangiri.

The CM has been accompanied by the Chairman of 5T and Nabin Odisha, V K Pandian said reports.

In the first phase, 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 airport, trial run of the flight service was successfully carried out yesterday. A seven-seater VT-100 flight took off from Bhubaneswar at 11 AM with a pilot and two crew members and landed at Malkangiri airport at 12.15. It received water cannon welcome.

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