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Nepal’s Buddha International Airport is all set to take off

This is the second international airport of the Himalayan country
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Nepal’s Buddha International Airport is all set to take off

Gautam Buddha International Airport, Nepal’s second international air terminus, is prepping for a test flight.

The airport has been built at Bhairahawa, a location close to Lord Buddha’s birthplace, Lumbini.

Souring this good news is the pandemic complication. The national aviation body, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, had earlier planned to make this airport operation at the beginning of 2021.

 

Due to the COVID-19 chaos, the officials are yet to schedule the test flights.

“We are focusing on conducting such flights by September or October,” Praveen Neupane, a senior official of the project, says, “That will be the completion of the construction work.”

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Praveen reiterated that the airport would become operational. However, it will take a couple of months to initiate commercial flights as the government has to define an air travel route. This proposed route will need the approval of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

The airport, which was built by Chinese and Thai construction companies, is listed as a national pride project.

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