Our government will present a proposal before the Ministry of Aviation to start flights from Banaras, Delhi, and Raipur: CM Baghel

  • Chief Minister conveyed his delight upon viewing the Mahamaya Airport runway, stating that the air connectivity in Surguja will significantly enhance the tourism sector
  • Plans to apply for a license right after DGCA team’s inspection

Raipur ( | Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel visited the Mahamaya Airport in Ambikapur today. He viewed the runway and praised the officials for getting good-quality work completed within the deadline. He stated that discussions for developing Mahamaya Airport in Surguja were being held at the state and national level.

Today, the airport has the capacity to land big airplanes too. This entire area is spread across 374 acres of land and the officers have been instructed to prepare an action plan for further development of the airport so that a higher number of bigger airplanes can land here. This has been possible through an 1800 m. airstrip constructed at Rs. 48 crores. Chief Minister said that the DGCA team will visit the airport for inspection after 3 days and they will apply for a license right after. Normally, a license is issued within 25 days of the application.