Char Dham Yatra 2017

Kedarnath Helicopter Service Update : May starts within 3 days

Helicopter Tours To Chardham Yatra

Helicopter Tours To Chardham Yatra

The pilgrims looking for helicopter service to Kedarnath doesn’t have to wait anymore. The Kedarnath helicopter servcie can start from 08 May. A team of DGCA officials will inspect all the helipads one by one and provide permission for flight to Kedarnath.

There are four helipads which will be visited by DGCA teamy for inspection. Those helipads are Kedarnath, Sersi, Phata and Guptkashi. All the heli operators have to fly over 600 mts (2000 ft) altitude. The DGCA team will start inspection from 07 May.

The decision is taken after meeting between DGCA and UCADA, state agency for aviation. A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is shared with helicopter operators and DGCA has given positive indication for Kedarnath heli services.

Earlier DGCA declined the permission to heli charter companies on the ground that they were not following guidelines by NGT and increasing noise pollution.

Published Date: May 6, 2017
Last Updated On: May 6, 2017

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