[sikkim] - Before the airport, St. Xavier’s gave Pakyong its identity

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Thirty kilometers south of Gangtok, the small scenic town Pakyong, nestled at the foothills of Himalayas, is currently synonymous to Pakyong Airport, the 100thcommercial airport of India which is, arguably, one of the most stunning airfields of the world.

Carved right out of the majestic Himalayan Mountains, the green-field airport stands upon the valleys of Pakyong town located in the East district of Sikkim. However, contrary to popular belief, the airport is not the only foreground that makes Pakyong popular.

The hill town boasts of a rather illustrious past being home to St. Xavier’s School, which is one of the oldest missionary schools in the country....

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