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DGCA Issues Aerodrome Licence To Pithoragarh's Naini Saini Airport

Pithoragarh's Naini Saini Airport has received its aerodrome licence from the DGCA.

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Pushkar Singh Dhami
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The Naini Saini Airport, Pithoragarh has received the DGCA's aerodrome licence to operate civil flights.
    
The licence which permits the take-off and landing of civil flights at the airport is valid for six months.
    
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia for issuing the licence, saying it was a big step towards strengthening air connectivity in the state.
    
The licence was issued on Monday.
    
"We have received the licence that is valid for six months to run civil flights from the airport," the airport's manager Anurag Arya said.
    
A DGCA team visited the airport last month to survey the facilities there ahead of issuing the license.

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