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Calibration flight at Bhairahawa’s Gautam Buddha International Airport within a month

The blueprint of Gautam Buddha International Airport
The blueprint of Gautam Buddha International Airport

Kathmandu, November 8

The Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd (AEROTHAI) has been granted permission to conduct the calibration flight at the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa, Lumbini. Once in operation, it will be the second international airport in the country.

From November 22, AEROTHAI will carry out the necessary process including bringing the aeroplane and the required technicians for conducting the calibration flight, informs the country’s civil aviation authority. This task will be of a week’s duration.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director-General says the test flight would be conducted within a month from now.

AEROTHAI is a state enterprise under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Thailand. It was founded in 1948 by airlines with the consent of the Royal Thai government to provide air traffic control and aeronautical communication services for airline operations.

Chhetri says all the preparations have been completed for conducting the calibration flight with AEROTHAI getting permission for the same. CAAN will carry out internal preparations in the meantime.

AEROTHAI is Thailand’s famous air service company responsible for air traffic management (ATM) within the Bangkok flight information region (Bangkok FIR) for the safety and efficiency of airspace users’ flights in Thailand.

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