airstrip

'China building third airstrip on disputed South China Sea islets'

China appears to be building a third airstrip in contested territory in the South China Sea, a U.S. expert said on Monday, citing satellite photographs taken last week.

Sep 15, 2015, 02:45 AM IST

Goa airport landing strip in dangerous condition: Parrikar

The landing strip at Goa's Dabolim international airport is in a dangerous condition and needs to be repaired as soon as possible, according to outgoing chief minister Manohar Parrikar.

Nov 08, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

As Taiwan beefs up prized South China Sea outpost, barely a peep from China

Taiwan is building a $100 million port next to an airstrip on the lone island it occupies in the disputed South China Sea, a move that is drawing hardly any flak from the most assertive player in the bitterly contested waters - China.

May 26, 2014, 09:40 AM IST

IAF shows strength to China, lands Super Hercules plane in Ladakh

In a subtle show of strength to China, the IAF on Tuesday landed its C-130J Super Hercules transport plane at the world`s highest and recently-activated Daulat Beg Oldie airstrip in Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control.

Aug 20, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

India opens IAF airstrip on China border, lands aircraft

The IAF has operationlised the Nyoma Advanced Landing Ground close to the LAC with China.

Sep 19, 2009, 00:36 AM IST

IAF for airstrip near Sino-India border in Ladakh

As part of moves to speedily build communication infrastructure on the Chinese frontier, IAF has finalised plans to set up another airstrip in Ladakh.

Jul 30, 2009, 17:47 PM IST