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Expanded runway becomes operational for international flights at Vijayawada airport

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Published Jul 16, 2021, 2:39 am IST
Updated Jul 16, 2021, 6:54 am IST
The runway length, which was 2,286 metres, has been expanded to 3,360 metres
Operation of flights to Dubai and Singapore was resumed from the airport and an Air India flight from Delhi made the maiden landing on the expanded runway to mark its inauguration. (Twitter)
 Operation of flights to Dubai and Singapore was resumed from the airport and an Air India flight from Delhi made the maiden landing on the expanded runway to mark its inauguration. (Twitter)

Vijayawada: The Vijayawada International Airport became operational for international flights on its expanded 3,360-metre runway on Thursday. The runway length earlier was 2,286 metres.

Airport director G. Madhusudhana Rao said that the runway had been lengthened by 1,074 metres to facilitate operations of big aircraft like the Boeing 777 and  747 and the Airbus-330 series jets. Operation of flights to Dubai and Singapore was resumed from the airport and an Air India flight from Delhi made the maiden landing on the expanded runway to mark its inauguration.

 

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