January 21, 2022


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Flights from Odisha’s Rangeilunda, Jeypore soon

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Flight operations to see the light from two more airstrips in Odisha soon with all preparations completed at the new facilities at Jeypore in Koraput and Rangeilunda in Ganjam.

Informing on the flight services to media State Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera today said flight services from Jeypore and Rangeilunda will be available under non-UDAN scheme.

Small flights will be available on the routes of Jeypore-Vizag, Rangeilunda-Vizag under the non-UDAN scheme and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already given his approval for the same after review, said Behera.

Notably, under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN programme of Government of India Odisha Government has planned to fly 19 chartered flights from Jeypore airstrip by the end of this year. Under UDAN Odisha has agreed to bear 20 per cent operation cost of the airports.

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