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Hisar Airport to be Operational by April 2024

  • 23 Jan 2024
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Why in News?

Maharaja Agrasen Airport in Hisar, Haryana will be open for commercial operations from April 2024.

Key Points

  • The state government held talks with Alliance Air to start flights from Hisar to cities like Chandigarh, Jaipur and Ahmedabad and that the carrier has already obtained necessary licences from DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation) for the operations from the airport.
  • According to the sources, it will be a greenfield airport conceived in an area over 7,000 acres which will be implemented in three different phases. Phase 1 was already implemented a few years ago.
    • Under phase 2, a runway of 10,000 feet, a terminal building with an annual capacity of 2.1 million passengers and all the related facilities for cargo and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) of the aviation ecosystem were in place.
  • In addition to the Hisar airport, the state government has developed five airstrips in Haryana.
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