Nation First News: In a bid to enhance the communications infrastructure of Air servces at Veer Surendra Sai Airport in Jharsuguda, the Doppler Very High-Frequency Omni Range (DVOR) technology was made operational at the airport from Monday.
DVOR provides bearing information to Aircraft to define air traffic control routes for en-route, terminal and instrument approach/departure procedures.
Earlier, the flight operations at the Airport have been disrupted due to visibility concerns during inclement weather.
The Airport in Jharsuguda provides connectivity to Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Delhi under the government’s regional connectivity scheme Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN).
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on July 23, took to twitter and confirmed it.
We are aware of the problems that arise in aviation operations at the Jharsuguda Airport due to visibility concerns during inclement weather.
I am happy to announce that we have taken a decision to shortly install a state-of-the-art Instrument Landing System at this Airport. pic.twitter.com/xM8V2yRrVU
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) July 23, 2019