The status of Bhairahawa International Airport has been questioned about by Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand.
At the Home Ministry today, Home Minister Khand received an update on work progress from Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, Yadav Prasad Koirala, and Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Rajan Pokharel.
Secretary Koirala and Director-General Pokharel responded by saying that India had been asked to provide calibration flights, and that the airport may be open in three months once the Indian team’s work is completed.
They informed Minister Khand that all of the necessary buildings and physical infrastructure had been built and that the finishing work was currently underway.
Director-General Pokharel responded to Minister Khand’s question concerning the pressure in domestic flights following the operation of international flights from Bhairahawa by saying that it would have no effect.
They briefed the Home Minister on the status of the airport’s construction, as well as challenges that may arise during international flights and landings, as well as those that must be resolved at the political level.
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