Uttar Pradesh gets its 8th airport

Bareilly becomes the eighth airport to operate in Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Prayagraj and Hindon.

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri virtually flagged off the first flight from the newly upgraded Bareilly Airport to Delhi on 8 March 2021. The airport has been upgraded for commercial flight operations under UDAN-RCS.

About Flight….

The inaugural flight had an all-woman crew. With this, Bareilly becomes the 56th airport to be successfully operationalized under UDAN, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a tweet. Apart from enhancing the aerial connectivity of the region, the flight operations will have a watershed impact on trade, tourism and the local economy.

Reduced Time after this Airport;

The journey which took over 6 hours by road and over 4 hours by train previously can now be completed within an hour. This aerial connectivity will fulfill the aspirations of the lakhs of pilgrims, visitors and tourists alike who visit Bareilly for the Nath Nagri, Ala Hazrat, Shah Sharafat Miyan and Khankahe Niyazia and Zari Nagari, among others.

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