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Publication: Threadreaderapp.com
Date: October 19, 2021
URL:      https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1450738411065643012.html?s=03

As PM Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport today, let’s see how Yogi Sarkar has transformed UP into ‘Airport Pradesh’ in last 4.5 years:

In 2016, UP had 2 functional airports ~ Lucknow & Varanasi. Today, it has 9 functional airports ~ 3 international & 6 domestic.
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Prayagraj Airport:

Prayagraj Airport’s new terminal was completed & inaugurated in 2019. Today, there are 11 daily flights from this airport. Recently, it achieved the landmark of 12000 flights & 1 million passengers served since the launch of new terminal.
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Gorakhpur Airport:

Gorakhpur Airport too got a new terminal building, which was inaugurated in September 2018 ~ phase 1 & 2 of expansion plan completed. Now, it's the fastest growing airport of North India & has 12 daily flights up from only one flight few years back.
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Kanpur Airport:

While expansion work for a new terminal building is ongoing currently at Kanpur Airport, many new flight routes have been added in last couple of years increasing number of daily flights. New terminal is expected to be completed by March'22.

Hindon Airport:

New terminal building at Hindon Airport was Inaugurated in March 2019 by PM Modi & subsequently new flight routes were introduced. Hindon is now the second functional airport of NCR region. Today, flights to 8 cities available from Hindon Airport.
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Bareilly Airport:

Bareilly’s new civil terminal was inaugurated in 2019 & first commercial flight started in March this year. Today, flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow & more destinations available from Bareilly Airport. This became the 8th functional airport of the state.
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Kushinagar Airport:

Inaugurated today by PM Modi, this becomes UP's 3rd International & overall 9th functional airport. A big boost for Buddhist Tourism, this is going to become an important growth engine of Purvanchal. At 3.2 kms, it has the longest runway in the state.
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Lucknow Airport:

Capital's Airport is being expanded for future requirements. T3 terminal being built at ₹1383 crores with a built up area of 1 million sqft. T3 completion is targeted in 2022, post which airport will be able to handle 10 million passengers annually.

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Varanasi Airport:

2nd international airport of the state is also being expanded with a new swanky terminal. It’s expected to be completed by 2024 & will be able to handle 4.5 million passengers annually then. A new highway connecting airport to city was inaugurated recently.
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3 new no-frills airports are ready to be added to the aero-map of UP. The civil work for terminal building & runway has been almost completed at these airports & very soon flights will be inaugurated from here:
Pic1 ~ Azamgarh
Pic2 ~ Aligarh
Pic3 ~ Shrawasti




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