Air service from Dehradun to Amritsar, Ayodhya & Varanasi to begin by March 6

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami’s efforts have finally borne fruit. The permission to start aerial service from Dehradun to Ayodhya, Amritsar & Varanasi has finally been granted by the centre government. Air-service to all 3 cities will start from Dehradun on 6 March 2024. CM Dhami has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Union Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindhia for affirming these air-services.

On the inauguration day, the flight will take off from Dehradun to Ayodhya at 9:40 am and will reach Ayodhya at 11:30 am. On the same day, a flight from Ayodhya will take off at 12:15 pm and will reach Dehradun at 01:55 pm.

Dehradun-Amritsar air service plane will take off from Amritsar at 12:00 noon and will reach Dehradun at 01:10 pm. Similarly, the flight from Dehradun will take off for Amritsar at 1:35 pm and will reach Amritsar at 2:45 pm.

The flight to Varanasi via Pantnagar will start from Pantnagar on March 6 as well. The passenger plane will take off from Dehradun for Pantnagar at 9:50 am and reach Pantnagar at 10:35 am. Similarly, a flight will take off from Pantnagar to Varanasi at 11:15 am and will land in Varanasi at 1:00 pm. The flight from Varanasi will take off for Pantnagar at 1:40 pm and will reach Pantnagar at 3:25 pm. The plane will take off from Pantnagar at 3:50 pm and will reach Dehradun at 4:35 pm.

Chief Minister Dhami had been trying for a long time to start air services for all three places. Before the consecration of Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, he had personally requested & written a letter to Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya Scindhia. CM Dhami had stated that currently there is no direct flight service available from Dehradun to Ayodhya. A large number of devotees from India & abroad are reaching Ayodhya to have the darshan of Shri Ram Lalla. With the start of air service from Ayodhya to Devbhoomi, devotees will also get convenience in traveling to Uttarakhand. Similarly, pilgrims visiting Devbhoomi will also be able to avail the benefit of this service.


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