Bilaspur Airport is located at the village of Chakarbhatta, 10 km south of Bilaspur, in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. It is owned by the Airports Authority of India. In 1980s, airport was used by Vayudoot to provide flights to Bhopal and Delhi. Currently there is no commercial scheduled flight from the airport. It is currently being used for general aviation and pilot training.
The Indian Army intends to take over the airport and establish a training facility for the special forces. The existing para-military commando training facility at Nahan, Himachal Pradesh is to be shifted to Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. The Army wants use of the entire airport while AAI has made a "conditional offer" of parting with 377 acres while retaining 56 acres for a civil enclave.
Bilaspur is the type of place you'll remember years after the vacation's over.Bilaspur is a city in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It's divided by the winding Arpa River. The nearby villages of Ratanpur and Malhar are known for their ancient, intricately carved Hindu temples. To the north, Khutaghat Dam is framed by hills. Northwest of the city, Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary is a tiger reserve. It's bamboo and teak forests are also home to leopards, flying squirrels and wild dogs.
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