February 6, 2024Abhishek Vasudev

Glimpse of Ayodhya Airport through Republic’s lens

The Maharishi Valmiki International Airport in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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In its first phase, the airport has a 2,200-meter-long runway capable of handling Airbus A320, ATR-72, and Bombardier private jets.

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The airport's second phase will allow international flights, with the runway expanding to 3,200 meters.

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Built at a cost of Rs 1,463 crore, the airport showcases the life of Lord Ram through its architecture and decor.

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The airport features a mural outside depicting a bow and arrow, symbolising Lord Ram's enduring efforts. The main building includes seven pillars representing significant episodes from the Ramayana.

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Distinct mural plaques named 'Daivik and Khandika' adorn the airport, along with a mural dedicated to Lord Hanuman.

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