KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 22
Publishing the progress report of the first quadrimester of the current fiscal year, MoCTCA has stated that even though the COVID-19 pandemic affected other sectors, works related to domestic airports were satisfactory.
A new terminal building of Janakpur airport has been inaugurated.
Constructed with an investment of Rs 420 million, the report states, the runway and parking bay have been widened in the new terminal building and the building is equipped with fire extinguishers and X-ray machine. According to the concept of developing the airport as a regional airport, new technology has been used in the new terminal building for the first time in Nepal.
Likewise, the procedure of land acquisition for Surkhet airport has been taken forth after receiving a go-ahead from the Cabinet.
Similarly, the report has stated that the ministry is under discussion for land acquisition to expand the Dang airport. Meanwhile, 70 per cent work of runway blacktopping of Kalikot airport has been completed so far, while 35 per cent of runway black