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PM Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport in UP


PM Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport in UP

On 20th October 2021, PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has built this airport with an estimated cost of Rs. 260 crore. Kushinagar International Airport has the longest runway in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • The airport will be useful for people who are planning to come to the city where Lord Buddha is believed to have attained Mahaparinirvana.
  • Kushinagar International Airport will handle eight flights every hour including four arrivals and four departures.
  • 300 passengers will arrive per hour at the airport.
  • The passenger terminal of Kushinagar airport is spread across 3,600 square kilometers.
  • People can book a direct Delhi-Kushinagar flight from November 26th, 2021 this airport.
  • The airport will have flights to Mumbai and Kolkata soon.

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Kushinagar International Airport

  • Kushinagar Airport is an international airport and is located in Kushinagar, Kushinagar district in Uttar Pradesh, India. the airport received the license to operate as a customs notified airport. the airport facilitates the movement of international passengers and Buddhist pilgrims.

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NameKushinagar Airport
OwnerMinistry of Civil Aviation
LocationKushinagar, Uttar Pradesh
RunwaysA single runway
3.2 km long
45 m wide


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