The under-construction Kushinagar Airport (Kushinagar International Airport) in Uttar Pradesh has received the necessary clearances from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation to operate international flights. Once operational, Kushinagar airport will become the third functional international facility in-ter state. Currently, two international airports functional in the state are Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport at Lucknow and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport at Varanasi.

About Kushinagar airport

  • The Kushinagar International Airport will serve as the closest international airport to several Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Lumbini, Shravasti, and Kapilvastu.
  • The new International airport will boost tourism in the region & facilitate travel on the Buddhist circuit by providing direct aviation connectivity to the city.

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