Jaipur airport geared up as alternative for Obama landing

Alternative arrangements for the landing of US President Barack Obama's plane will be in place at Sanganer airport here in case the plane is diverted due to bad weather or any other reason.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 23, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Jaipur: Alternative arrangements for the landing of US President Barack Obama's plane will be in place at Sanganer airport here in case the plane is diverted due to bad weather or any other reason.

A team of security personnel arrived at the Airport yesterday to review arrangements and held discussions with the airport officials.

"There will be alternative arrangements for the landing of US President's in case of a diversion," a senior airport official said today.

He informed that security personnel reached the airport in a plane yesterday to review the arrangements.

He however did not disclose further details.

Obama is scheduled to reach India on January 25 for a three-day state visit during which he will be attending the Republic Day function in New Delhi and also visit Taj Mahal in Agra.