Bagdogra airport to have night landing facility
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Last Updated: Friday, January 15, 2010, 21:21
Kolkata: Bagdogra airport, the lone airport in North Bengal, will soon have night landing facility.

"Bagdogra will be equipped with CAT 3 night vision facility that will enable pilots to have clear visibility of 50 metre at night," Transport Secretary Sumantra Chowdhury said here today.

He said the state government would provide 23 acres of land to the Airport Authority of India free of cost.

Out of the total area, the state government would keep under its possession nine acre, while the rest would be acquired by AAI. The cost of the land would be Rs 84 lakh, Chowdhury said.


First Published: Friday, January 15, 2010, 21:21

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