DGCA gives necessary clearance to Kushinagar Airport
- Aviation Regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has given necessary clearance to Kushinagar Airport. Kushinagar will be the 3rd licensed international airport of Uttar Pradesh.
- Kushinagar Airport will help boost tourism in the region and facilitate travel on Buddhist circuits by providing direct aviation connectivity to the city where Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana.
- The airport is in 590 acres of land and has a single airstrip of 3.2 kilometers by 46 metres.