In Uttar Pradesh, devotees from across the word will be able to reach Ayodhya through flight after second week of this month and the grand Shri Ram International Airport will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on any date after 15th December in the city. Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindhiya along with Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation General (Rtd) VK Singh and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Saturday( 2nd December 2023) reviewed the preparedness of under-construction Airport in Ayodhya.
After the inspection, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the work of International Airport will be complete by 15th of this month and after that on any given day Prime Minister will dedicate the airport to the nation along with other development works in Ayodhya. Union Minister for civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindhiya said that the Airport will showcase the cultural capacity of Ayodhya to everyone. He said that in first phase of the airport, the length of the runway will be of 2200 meters. The airport will have the capacity of 2 to 3 flights per hour and it can land planes like Boeing 737 and air buses. He added that cabinet will soon approve the second phase of the Shri Ram International Airport and the length of runway will be extended to 3700 metres in this phase so that international flights can easily take off from the airport. Big planes like Boeing 787 and 777 will then be able to land on this airport.