Why is Arunachal’s first green field airport special, inaugurated by PM Modi, understand in 5 points – न्यूज़लीड India

Why is Arunachal’s first green field airport special, inaugurated by PM Modi, understand in 5 points


oi-Neeraj Kumar Yadav


Published: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:53 [IST]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh. Its name is Doni Polo Airport. This airport is located at a distance of 25 kilometers from Itanagar. It has been built from scratch on a new (underdeveloped) site. Airport Authority of India Director Dilip Sajnani told news agency ANI that the airport will improve the connectivity of the area. Along with this, the development of trade and tourism will also get a boost. At the same time, earlier PM Modi had made a tweet on Friday before the inauguration. In this tweet, he said that November 19 is a special day for the people of Arunachal Pradesh. Because tomorrow the first green field airport, Doni Polo will be inaugurated. In such a situation, let us know the big things related to this airport.

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1. The airport has been developed over an area of ​​over 690 acres at a cost of over Rs 640 crore. According to the official statement, it has a 2,300 meter long runway. Also, it can be operated in all seasons.

2. The name of the airport reflects the traditions and rich cultural heritage of Arunachal Pradesh and the age-old reverence for the Sun (‘Doni’) and the Moon (‘Polo’) in the state. Overall, the culture of Arunachal Pradesh will be seen at the airport.

3. The airport terminal is a modern building. The building is designed keeping the environment in mind. It will also promote energy efficiency, renewable energy and recycling of resources. According to information, the terminal at Hollongi has been constructed in an area of ​​4,100 square meters at a cost of about 955 crores. The terminal has a capacity of 200 passengers per hour.

4. Doni Polo Airport is the fourth operational airport in Arunachal Pradesh. On the occasion of the inauguration, PM Modi said that now after 2014, 7 airports have been inaugurated by the Central Government.

5. The foundation stone of this airport was laid by PM Narendra Modi in 2019.

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Donyi Polo Airport arunanchal pradesh Know specialty in 5 points

Story first published: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:53 [IST]

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