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Updated on: Saturday, November 06, 2021, 08:48 PM IST

Ministry of Civil Aviation declares Srinagar airport as 'Major Airport'

Notably, on October 23, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated international flight operations at Srinagar airport.
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Srinagar Airport | Photo: Representative Image

Srinagar Airport | Photo: Representative Image

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The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Saturday declared the Srinagar International airport as a "Major Airport".

The Gazette notification issued by the ministry on Saturday read, "In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Section (i) of Section 2 of the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008 (No.27 of 2008), the Central Government hereby declares the airport at Srinagar as Major Airport."

Notably, on October 23, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated international flight operations at Srinagar airport.

Shah inaugurated the first direct international flight between Srinagar and Sharjah and United Arab Emirates (UAE) there.

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Published on: Saturday, November 06, 2021, 08:48 PM IST
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