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Nyoma Airfield (Eastern Ladakh)



Source: HT

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will construct India’s highest fighter airfield in Nyoma, a village in Ladakh. The Nyoma village is located close to the south Bank of Pangong Tso at an altitude of about 13,700 feet. Nyoma is around 46 kilometres from the Line of Actual Control with China.

Also, the Construction of the Shinkun La Tunnel, the world’s highest tunnel at an altitude of 15,855 feet is set to start. The tunnel will connect Lahaul-Spiti in Himachal to the Zaskar Valley in Ladakh and provide all-weather connectivity