PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s 100th airport, Sikkim’s 1st at 4,500 feet
24 September 2018 Current Affairs: PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated Pakyong Airport near Gangtok in Sikkim, which is India’s 100th airport and the state’s first airport situated at an altitude of 4,500 feet above sea level.
The first commercial flights would begin from October 4.
The reinforcement wall of the project is 80-metre-high — one of the tallest in the world.
Sikkim CM – Pawan Chamling.