21 Highways Stretches Across India will use by AIF for Emergency Landing.
A Initiative by AIF to use 21 Highway Stretches across Country to be used for emergency landing for “operational contingencies“ and natural disaster for rescue. 21 highway stretches identify 1 in Jammu & Kashmir, 6 in Southern, 5 in Eastern, 5 in Central, 4 in western.
Defebce ministry and Transportation ministry in constant talk about the same to develope more National Highways to use as a operational contingency.
These highways are identified by IAF by detailed Study report on Length and width of Road, minimum requirement of landing and take off of Fighter plan.