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ATS and Fire-system will be Installed on all the Air-Strips of the State

  • 18 Jan 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

  • On January 17, 2023, Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala told a review meeting of 'Development Integrated Aviation Hub' in Chandigarh that ATS (Air Traffic Control) and fire-system will be installed on all air-strips of the state.

Key points

  • Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, who is also in charge of the Civil Aviation Department, also directed to set up hangars in addition to installing ATS (Air Traffic Control) and fire-systems on the air-strips so that planes can stand safely on the air strips.
  • Dushyant Chautala said that the road passing through Hisar Airport will be closed so that the linkage work of connecting the boundary wall of the airport and the old runway with the new runway can be carried out. On the demand of the local people, an alternative road has been made from outside the airport, so that people can easily move.
  • He said that in order to expedite the work of 'Development Integrated Aviation Hub', permanent appointment of JE, SDO and other high officials is being made there so that the work can be completed within the stipulated time.
  • Apart from this, the progress of the work will be reviewed every fortnight at the level of Additional Chief Secretary, so that the work can be completed within the stipulated time.
  • The Deputy Chief Minister said that instructions have been given to conduct technical feasibility test to extend the current 1000 meter runway of Karnal air-strips of the state to 2000 meters.
  • Lights are installed on these air-strips, Delhi's night-landing will also be possible here if the runway is extended. Plans are also being made to build a terminal-building in Karnal itself.
  • He said that instructions have been given to install additional hangars on air-strips like Bhiwani, Mahendragarh, Karnal, Pinjore etc. so that the planes can stand safely.
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