The flight operations at Bagdogra Airport will remain closed for 15 days due to refurbishing works on the runway as some damage was reported on it. 21 flights were cancelled at the airport in West Bengal and meanwhile, other flight operations were also halted.
The official Twitter handle of Bagdogra Airport has also tweeted that “Bagdogra Airport will be closed for operations from 11 Apr 22 to 25 Apr 22 due to resurfacing work of final layer of the flexible portion of Runway,”
P Subramani, the Director of Bagdogra Airport told ANI that he received a call from ATC in the morning around 11:50 that there happened some issues on runways due to which flights were cancelled and passengers were also waiting for long hours. The refurbishing process has been started to resolve the issues at the earliest.