A high-level delegation of the Airport Authority of India visited the Kailashahar airport on Monday morning.
On this day, the delegation included officers of operation expert and technical team.
The re-opening of the Kailashahar airport will take place in two phases.
The first phase to reopen the Kailashahar airport will be to refurbish the existing runway to accommodate small aircraft. Officials of Airports of India will come to Kailasahar to visit the airport a few more times in case of re-opening of the airport.
There were a total of 11 representatives in the delegation, three from Delhi, three from Guwahati and five from Agartala.
The delegation included Northeast Region Joint General Manager Debdulal Chowdhury, Joint General Manager Civil Tapas Kumar Dey, AGM Civil Headquarters Manoj Bhardwaj, Senior Manager CNS Divya Jyoti Pal, Chief Security Officer and Land Incharge Agartala SK Roy among others.
It is learned that SpiceJet is ready to offer flight services from Kailashahar. Today the officials of Airport Authority of India first came to the airport and measured the airport area along with the staff of Sub-Divisional Administrator’s Office and Tehsildars.
They checked everything from the airport for about three hours. Then around 2:30 PM they left for lunch at Circuit House in Kailasahar. After lunch at around 3:30 pm they sat in a meeting with the District Magistrate.