Juphal Airport resumes after 53 days of closure


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Dolpa, April 21: Flights at Juphal Airport in Dolpa have resumed after 53 days of closure. The airport was temporarily shut to upgrade the 185-metre-long runway which was completed at a cost of Rs 60 million including VAT, according to Civil Aviation Authority's engineer Bir Prasad Shahi.     

This morning, a Tara Air flight from Nepalgunj landed at Juphal, marking the resumption of the services. Prior to this, the runway was in a dilapidated condition, posing a threat to travellers.     

Juphal serves as the sole airport in Dolpa of Karnali Province, the largest district in the country. (RSS)

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