Rohini Heliport
Summary
OwnerPawan Hans Limited
ServesDelhi NCR
LocationRohini, Delhi, India
Elevation AMSL712 ft / 217 m
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
Concrete

Coordinates: 28°45′N 77°03′E / 28.75°N 77.05°E / 28.75; 77.05 Rohini Heliport is a Heliport located at Sector-36, Rohini in Delhi, India.[1] Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the new facility on 28 February 2017.[2] The Heliport was proposed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and approved under the Master Plan of Delhi. The Ministry of Environment accorded in-principle approval to the proposal in June 2011.[3]

About

The Rohini Heliport, owned by Pawan Hans Limited, is the first of its kind in the country. The heliport is spread over 25 acres, a few kilometers away from the Rithala metro station, Delhi. It consists of a terminal building having a capacity of 150 passengers, 4 Hangars with a parking capacity of 16 helicopters and 9 parking bays. The facility has separate air traffic control (ATC), fire and fuelling services. It is home to a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility to be used for the Pawan Hans fleet as well as for third-party maintenance work.

Construction

The Rohini Heliport was constructed by Ahmedabad-based Dineshchandra R. Agrawal Infracon Private Limited (DRA Infracon) at a cost of around 100 crores.

Delhi Darshan

From April 2017, visitors can take a helicopter ride and Delhi Darshan by Pawan Hans helicopters and experience the breathtaking beauty through aerial view of Pitampura TV Tower, Majnu Ka Tilla, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Akshardham Temple and surrounding areas for 20 minutes.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Pawan Hans Conducts Successful Flight Test at Rohini Heliport". The New Indian Express. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  2. ^ "India's first heliport to open in Delhi next week". The Indian Express. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Heliport to come up in Rohini area". Hindustan Times. 13 June 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Pawan Hans to start Dilli darshan, Chopper rides at Rs 2,500". News18. 23 March 2017.