India begins construction of world's highest combat airfield at Nyoma in Ladakh

India begins construction of world's highest combat airfield at Nyoma in Ladakh

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Category : National Published on: September 12 2023

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  • The Border Roads Organization (BRO) is building the world's highest combat airfield at Nyoma in Ladakh.
  • Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will lay the foundation stone of this project at Devak Bridge in Jammu on September 12, 2023.
  • Nyoma, a major village in southern Ladakh, already hosts an Indian Air Force base and an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), established in 1962.
  • The altitude of Nyoma reaches an impressive 4,180 meters (13,710 ft) above sea level, making it one of the highest altitudes in the region.
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