Bagdogra Airport
West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

2025 target for Bagdogra airport revamp

The Centre has set a June 2025 target to finish the expansion work of Bagdogra airport, Union minister for civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia said at the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The minister, in repl...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Drukair resumes international flights from West Bengal's Bagdogra

After a pandemic-induced gap of almost two years, Bhutan-based Drukair has resumed its scheduled flight service between Paro, Bhutan, and Bangkok, Thailand, via Bagdogra in West Bengal, officials said...

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Bodies arrive

The coffins were taken to the army base hospital in Bengdubi, around 5km away. Officers of the Indian Army, the families of the deceased, representatives of different political parties and the general...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.22

Rain grounds 26 Bagdogra flights

The sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal and Sikkim experienced yet another bout of torrential downpour since Monday night which continued through much of Tuesday, courtesy the southwest monsoon. At Bag...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Gun found in luggage at airport

A trader from Bihar was intercepted at Bagdogra airport on Sunday afternoon for carrying a firearm in his luggage. Mohammad Rahanuddin, who is from Katihar district of Bihar, was arrested. Sources s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Bagdogra airport to operate from today

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Union ministry of defence, entrusted with re-carpeting the sole runway of the Bagdogra airport, confirmed on Monday that its work was over within deadline...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.22

Bagdogra airport to reopen soon

Flight services will resume at Bagdogra airport — the second major airport in Bengal after Calcutta —  from Tuesday, sources in the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said here on Satu...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.22

Bagdogra airport to suspend flight services for fortnight from Monday

Flight services at Bagdogra airport, Bengal’s second largest airport, will come to a halt for a fortnight from Monday for runway repairs, the timing of the move coming as a blow to tourism stake...
By Rajeev Ravidas and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.22

Bagdogra airport revamp

The Union civil aviation ministry has invited bids for preparing a master plan for the Bagdogra airport’s much-awaited expansion in two phases and executing the first one and set aside Rs 1,300 ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.22

Flights disrupted at Bagdogra again

Flights were disrupted for around five hours at the Bagdogra airport on Thursday morning as cracks were again spotted in some parts of the runway. In the past three weeks, this is the third time that...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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