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    Ministry of Civil Aviation has identified 24 routes in Assam under UDAN

    The AAI has also disbursed Rs. 79, 60,680 to the Selected Airline Operators (SAOs) under UDAN for operating UDAN flights in Assam so far

    GUWAHATI: The Ministry of Civil Aviation has identified 24 routes in Assam under the first phase of the UDAN 4.0 scheme.

    The Airports Authority of India (AAI), the implementing agency, has identified the following UDAN airports/heliports/water aerodromes for the operation of UDAN flights in Assam:

    Airports:

    i. Jorhat

    ii. Lilabari

    iii. Tezpur

    iv. Rupsi

    Heliports:

    i. Nagaon

    ii. Misa

    iii.Geleki

    Water Aerodrome:

    i. Guwahati River Front

    ii. Umrangso Reservoir

    The AAI has also disbursed Rs. 79, 60,680 to the Selected Airline Operators (SAOs) under UDAN for operating UDAN flights in Assam so far. The SAOs under UDAN are obligated to commence RCS flight operations on an RCS-route within a period of six months from the issuance of Letter of Award or within two months from the readiness of the airport, whichever is later unless any extension is granted by the Implementing Agency.

    The information was given in a written reply by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) Civil Aviation, in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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