Assam: Lilabari airport to be aviation training centre

North Lakhimpur: The Lilabari airport in Assam’s North Lakhimpur will soon become an aviation hub.

The fourth aviation training centre of the country will be set up in the airport.

This is after after Prayagraj (Allahabad), Delhi and Hyderabad.

This was stated by Shivanand B Benal, Airport Director, Lilabari Airport during the Advisory Committee Meeting of the airport in Lilabari airport on Monday.

Benal said that the Airports Authority of India had requested for 25 acres of land for aviation manpower training academy at Lilabari airport and another 84 acre for expansion of runway and isolation bay.

To this Dr Jeevan B, deputy commissioner of Lakhimpur, who was present at the meeting, assured that 18.5 acre out of the 25 acre had been earmarked for aviation training academy.
04/11/19 Farhana Ahmed/Northeast Now

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