Today, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, the minister of civil aviation for the Union, will open Tezu Airport’s new terminal building in Lohit, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chowna Mein, the deputy chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, will attend the inauguration ceremony; Pema Khandu, the chief minister, is apparently not going to be there.
The event will also be attended by the state’s civil aviation minister, AK Pathak, a member of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), as well as other top government officials.
Tezu Airport is a domestic airport located in the city of Tezu which operates via a single runway.
“The airport is developed on 212 acres of land and is capable of handling operations of ATR 72 types of aircraft. AAI carried out development and upgradation work to make Tezu Airport operational at the request of the State Government. The domestic airport has undergone a transformation with the implementation of infrastructure upgrades worth Rs 170 crore,” read a statement from MoCA.