Khotang: An aircraft has successfully landed at Manmaya Rai Khanidanda airport located near Diktel in Khotang, which is the major business center of the Khotang district. This was a flight on test.
Civil Aviation Department tested this flight after the renovation of the airport which was damaged by a landslide that occurred on 15 May 2018.
After this successful test flight, the aviation department is planning to start regular flights to this airport said state assembly member Ram Kumar Rai (Pasang).
The Khanidanda airport which is located near Diktel hospital is usually used to transfer serious patients from this hospital to other places.
The regular flights to this airport on Tuesday and Saturday will be started from Kathmandu said Aviation’s Operation chief Jwarchan. It had taken at least four years to blacktop the airstrip.
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