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IAF launches fighter operations from six civilian airfields

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 16 October 2019
The Shillong-based Eastern Air Command on Wednesday said Sukhoi-30MKI “air dominance” fighters and the Hawk advanced jet trainers will operate from Kolkata, Pasighat, Andal, Dimapur, Imphal and Guwahati in two phases from October 16 to 19 and October 29 to November 1. The overall aim is to use these civilian airfields during conflict situations, if existing fighter bases come under attack.
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