Shirdi sources have stated that President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday inaugurated the newly-built airport at Shirdi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district. According to sources the Airport sources said the president's aircraft touched down from New Delhi at the Shirdi airport at 10.30 am. Kovind dedicated the Shirdi airport to the people. Commercial flight operations are scheduled to commence with a flight to Mumbai being operated by Alliance Air.
Accordingly the airport secured the aerodrome license from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for commercial operations last month. Located at 238 km from Mumbai, the country's financial hub, Shirdi has the famous shrine of Sai Baba and is one of the prominent pilgrimage centers in the country.
According to an estimate, about 60,000 pilgrims visit Shirdi every day,
out of which the airport authorities plan to tap at least 10-12%. Meanwhile The
2,750 sqm terminal building has been designed to handle a total of 300
passengers, including the arriving ones.
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