Have You Seen These Breathtaking Photos of Sikkim’s First Airport?

Sikkim’s first airport, and India’s 100th, the Pakyong Airport was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, 24 September.

The airport has been built at a height of 4,500 feet in inhospitable terrain and is being hailed as an engineering wonder.

The airport is located 30km from Sikkim’s capital, Gangtok. It puts the North-Eastern state on the aviation radar, improving connectivity.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Sikkim on Sunday, 23 September, a senior official has said.

The official Twitter account of the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted some pictures of the new airport.

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Netizens have also been tweeting breathtaking photos of the beautiful airport. Check it out!

The commercial operation of flights will commence from the airport in the first week of October, Chief Secretary AK Srivastava said.

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