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Raipur airport code is (IATA: PYG, ICAO: VEPY) . Pakyong Airport is one of the five highest airports in India. It is also the first greenfield airport constructed in the North-eastern Region of India under RCS scheme of Govt. of India and the only airport in the state of Sikkim. Sikkim’s dream of heaving an airport come true nine years after laying foundation stone to the greenfield airport in the year 2009. It was inaugurated on 24th September 2018 by India’s prime minister Shri Narendra Modi, and commercial flight operation started on 4th October 2018. Upon its opening, major media across the globe praised its engineering and described it as one of the most scenic airports in the world. The airport is spread over 201 acers and is located on top of a hill about two km above Pakyong town at 4646 feet above sea level. At an altitude of more than 4646 feet. This pretty airport is an engineering marvel because of the terrain of the place it has been built.The Pakyong airport is located around 60 km from the Indo-china border.

Pakyong Airport contact number : 0973-3098638

Pakyong Airport address : 6HGQ+M38, Dikling Rd, Pakyong, Sikkim 737106

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Railway Station Near Pakyong Airport
New Jalpaiguri Junction railway station (station code: NJP),the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. Travelers can hire taxis or take public transport from these places to reach Pakyong. Alternatively, travelers can also opt for a road trip and enjoy the scenic beauty of the region.

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Pakyong Airport is the major boost from a Tourism aspect. No doubt, Sikkim is one of the most famous traveller’s destination in the course of year. In the past, nearest airport to connect Sikkim was ‘Bagdogra airport’ at nearby state, West Bengal, which is about 5 hours road journey from Sikkim. As the Pakyong airport is in full swing now, people can directly flight to Sikkim, which has created new sensation among Indians and foreigners. Sikkim achieving the first title of “organic state” in 2016, now marvellous Pakyong Airport is another distinction for state of Sikkim.

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