Evening flights back and forth Srinagar airport in Jammu and Kashmir might be suspended for 3 days every week for 2 months to hold out strengthening works on the runway, officers of Airport Authority of India stated in Srinagar on Friday. “We are coming the Polymer Modified Emulsion work on the entire runway during the months of February and March. This is necessary to strengthen the runway for the operation of flight and also to control the wear and tear,” director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh stated right here. He stated the work is deliberate on all Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays within the months of February and March.
“We will ensure that the flight disruption is reduced to minimum by working only from 5 PM to 6 AM during the night time. The runway will be available and the flights will be operated from 6 AM to 5 PM,” he stated. Singh stated the affected flights scheduled to function after 5 pm on the final three days of the week have been pre-poned to function earlier than 5 pm daily.
“The information has already been given to all affected passengers by the respective airlines. Passengers of the affected flights are requested to confirm the revised departure times if they have booked their flights during this period,” the director stated.