Sept. 16, 2021

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has declared Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as a Customs notified airport.


  • This would also facilitate international passenger movements including that of Buddhist pilgrims.

  • Kushinagar is a town in the Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

  • It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Buddhists believe Gautama Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana after his death.

Source : PIB