Monday, December 04, 2017

Shillong runway expansion to be completed in 15 months

Shillong: Airports Authority of India (AAI) has assured Meghalaya High Court to complete the runway expansion of Shillong Airport within 15 months, but added that operationalising it will be possible only after removing identified obstacles by State Government.This was stated by AAI general manager in an affidavit filed with the division bench of Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Judge SR Sen on Friday.
He said the operationalisation of the extended runway would be possible only after removing the identified obstacles from the approach funnel by the State Government.

During the hearing, AAI counsel N Mozika also requested the court for some more time for AAI to re-examine the matter.

The court ordered that the case will come up for hearing on December 6.
03/12/17 Assam Tribune