Marhamtabad Airstrip

Marhamtabad Airstrip is an airstrip situated at Marhamtabad in Kanpur Dehat of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is owned by the Uttar Pradesh Government.

Marhamtabad Airstrip
VT-UPR at Kanpur Dehat Marhamtabad Airport.jpg
VT-UPR of Uttar Pradesh Government at Kanpur Dehat's Marhamtabad Airstrip (2018)
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorU.P. Government
LocationMarhamtabad, Kanpur dehat, Uttar Pradesh, India
Elevation AMSL-- ft / -- m
Coordinates26°34′55″N 79°58′40″E / 26.581860°N 79.977667°E / 26.581860; 79.977667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
--/-- 00 0 Asphalt

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) requested the Government of Uttar Pradesh to provide a 300-metre-wide and three-kilometre-long piece of land in the Kanpur Dehat district to develop an airport of international standards in 2013.[1] The project was approved in 2015 when the Civil Aviation Department of Uttar Pradesh granted the permission to set up an airstrip at Marahmatabad village near Shivli.[2] The construction work of the airstrip was completed by 2018 and trial run of an aeroplane was done by civil aviation department in 2018.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "International airport proposed near Kanpur | Kanpur News - Times of India". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "मरहमताबाद में बनेगी हवाई पट्टी, मिली हरी झंडी". Amar Ujala (in Hindi).
  3. ^ "कानपुर देहात की मरहमताबाद की हवाई पट्टी पर दौड़ा हवाई जहाज". Hindustan.