IAF opens Satwari Airport for civil Aircraft at night

Jammu: The ongoing agitation in Haryana has resulted in cancellation of several trains between Jammu/ Udhampur and Delhi/ other towns. Even the road movement to Delhi/ other towns is hampered considerably. This has resulted in severe hardship and constraints to numerous citizens.

In order to give succour to the standard passengers in J&K, Indian Air Force administration at Jammu is keeping the Satwari Airport open for civil air traffic in the night from today. This measure will ensure availability of airport for civil operators round the clock. The administration of Airport Authority of India (AAI) and all other civil aviation agencies like DGCA and airline operating companies have been intimated by Indian Air Force through a NOTICE TO AIRMEN regarding the extended period of availability of Airport.  The IAF officials at Satwari Airport have clarified that this relief measure will be in vogue till complete normalcy returns.

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