He offered all infrastructural and other assistance from the state Govt. in restoring the original length of the run way. He demanded the expansion of the airport and increase in the length of the runway by at least 600 ft so as the bigger aircraft could land safely at the shimla airport.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh further requested the expansion of Kullu airport and told that state Govt. has conducted feasibility study through IIT Roorkee in consultation with Airport Authority of India which has concluded that the Kullu airport can be further expanded and the presentation of the study has already been made to the civil aviation ministry. He requested for allocation of adequate funds for the expansion plan of the kullu airport .
Virbhadra Singh requested for setting up advance technology and equipments at Shimla, Kangra and Kullu airports so that the larger aircrafts could land during all weather conditions. He asked for a time bound action in this regard keeping in view of safety and convenience of the air passengers .