Land acquisition approved by Himachal Pradesh government for Kangra Airport expansion project

The government of Himachal Pradesh has approved the land acquisition process for the Kangra Airport expansion project in Himachal Pradesh. The project involves the extension of the runway from 1,376 meters (m) to 3,010 m at the airport in the Gaggal district of Himachal Pradesh. It will cater to the operations of bigger planes like the Airbus 320. Currently, ATR-72 type aircraft operate at the airport.