According to Scindia, Uttar Pradesh will welcome five new airports in less than a month, bringing the state’s total airport count to 19. In advance of the eagerly awaited Ram Temple consecration ceremony, the aviation infrastructure of the riverside U.P. The town expanded on Thursday with the launch of the first tri-weekly flight between Ahmedabad and Ayodhya. Virtually, the flight was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, and other high-ranking officials. Excitement was high for the ceremonial inauguration, which saw CM Adityanath personally hand over the boarding pass for the first flight.
The chief minister spoke on the occasion and stated that on January 22, about 100 chartered aircraft carrying guests to the “pran-pratishtha” ceremony are anticipated to land at the Ayodhya airport. He mentioned that a lot of plane landings will also aid in evaluating the newly constructed airport’s potential. Five new airports in Uttar Pradesh are scheduled to open in less than a month, according to Scindia. Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath officially opened the Ayodhya Airport in the state’s aviation infrastructure. On the same day, we launched the first flight, operated by IndiGo and Air India Express, between Ayodhya and Delhi.
“A new history is being created today,” he continued. On December 30, when PM Modi was present for the grand opening of the new Ayodhya airport, we all got to see the excitement surrounding the start of a new year in the holy city of Ayodhya. Scindia continued, pointing out the expansion of the state’s aviation industry: in 2014, Uttar Pradesh had just six airports; today, the state has ten airports, including Ayodhya airport. The UP will have more airports by the following year. Inaugurating in the upcoming month will be one airport each in Azamgarh, Aligarh, Moradabad, Shravasti, and Chitrakoot. By the end of this year, Jewar will also have an international airport operational.
On December 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the Maharishi Valmiki International Airport in Ayodhya. Indigo and Air India Express both flew to Ayodhya on that particular day. The Principal Secretary of the Home Department, Sanjay Prasad, issued an order on December 20 regarding the deployment of UPSSF at these airports, according to a senior home department official. Directives give instructions to the U.P. before force is deployed. Director General of Police (DGP) to ascertain the roles and responsibilities of the local police and the UPSSF in terms of security. The UPSFF deployed its thirty employees to Lok Bhawan in Lucknow on September 1, 2022, marking the start of the organization’s operations.