Modi to open airport in Sikkim on Sept. 23
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state’s first airport at Pakyong. Mr. Modi will then address a public meeting at St. Xavier’s School ground at Pakyong and return to New Delhi the same day, Sikkim Chief Secretary A.K. Shrivastava said. Commercial operations of flights from the greenfield airport, located 30 km from the capital, will start next month, he added.