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Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya says Prayagraj has big tourism potential. He mentioned that earlier than the Mahakumbh in 2025, the airport in Prayagraj will be made an international facility. The authorities are serious about making a ‘Kanwar path’ for devotees of lord Shiva there. This was said at a evaluate assembly with officers of varied departments within the district. In phrases of passenger satisfaction, the Prayagraj airport has secured thirteenth place amongst home airports within the nation.
Allahabad Airport, Now referred to as Prayagraj Airport has very wealthy Aviation historical past. The first business civil aviation flight took off from Allahabad for Naini over a distance of 8.08 miles (13 km). During the Allahabad Exhibition, Henri Pequet, a French aviator, carried 6,500 items of mail on a Humber biplane from the exhibition to the receiving workplace at Allahabad (Prayagraj). This is the world’s first official airmail service. Allahabad Aerodrome was amongst first 4 Aerodromes established in India together with the Bombay, Kolkata and Karachi (now in Pakistan). It began within the 12 months 1924 and started operations within the 12 months 1931 with appointment of Aerodrome officer.
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