“There is arrangement for Sittway Airport to be an International Airport,” said U Nyan Htun Aung, Union Minister for the Ministry of Transport.
In 1947, Sittway Airport was handed over to Department of Civil Aviation by International Aero Limited Company (IAL).
In 1960, it was upgraded to 6,000 ft long and 150 ft wide gravel mixed asphalt runway.
The Airport Building one-storeyed was extended from 120 ft by 60 ft to 220 ft by 60 ft.
It was opened and applied in 2002. In present at Sittway Airport. Flight aid aviary communication device HF, VHF, wind trend indicator NDB, Night Landing Facilities such as airfield lighting, approach light and remote control air ground machines are equipped working out.