Paro International Airport, Bhutan. India helped build the Paro Airport
and now the Government of India (GoI) has committed Nu 680M, in principle, for the expansion of Paro international airport in the 11th five-year plan (FYP).
In 1968, the Indian Border Roads Organisation built an airstrip in the Paro valley, which was initially utilised for on call helicopter operations by the Indian Armed Forces for the Royal Government of Bhutan. After consideration by King Jigme Singye Wangchuck and the Tshogdu, Drukair was established by Royal Charter on 5 April 1981, ten years after the Druk Gyalpo, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck gradually began to open up the Kingdom from self-imposed isolation, and seven years after welcoming its first foreign visitors.
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