Sikkim first-ever airport in the small town of Pakyong is set to take off from September 23. The Pakyong airport will be the country’s 100th functional airport and on September 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fly to inaugurate it. Greenfield airports have their own beauty and merits. The airport located in the small town of Pakyong in East Sikkim is about 30 Km from Gangtok. From October 8, SpiceJet will operate daily flights from Kolkata and Guwahati under the Union Civil Aviation Ministry’s UDAN ( Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme that aims to enhance regional connectivity.