MP chairs Pakyong Airport Advisory Committee meeting

Gangtok, 27 Aug:

Lok Sabha MP, Indra Hang Subba chaired a meeting of the Airport Advisory Committee at Pakyong Airport today, a press release informs.

The meeting was attended by MLA, Rhenock, Bishnu Kumar Khatiwara, Chairman (Culture Department), Airport Director-Pakyong Airport, RamtanuSaha, ADC Development, Tenzing D Denzongpa among others.

The purpose of the meeting was to make the Airport user friendly from passenger amenities point of view, the release informs.

The meeting discussed additional land requirement issues at the approach funnel of the runway 02 (4.83 acres at Mamjey, East Pendam) and 2.59 acres i.e. from existing Bhanu Turning area road and up to Bazaar jhora area for urgent Airport construction works.

Flight operations related issues involving Spice Jet airlines and new Helicopter service from Bagdogra to Pakyongwere also discussed.

Operational Area inspection about the obstacle removal around Pakyong Airport and construction site visit, Terminal Building inspection and Bazaar Jhora Area inspection, etc were done by the Committee members along with MPand MLA.

Also present were SDM Pakyong, HemantRai, Addl SP, AK Tamang, SDPO Pakyong, Mani Kr Tamang, SHO/Pakyong, BDO/Pakyonglocal representative, Boom TsheringYonzon,Hari Rizal and GaganGurung.