Hadapsar Airport

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Hadapsar Airport
हडपसर विमानतळ
Hadapsar Airstrip is located in Maharashtra
Hadapsar Airstrip
Hadapsar Airstrip
Hadapsar Airstrip (Maharashtra)
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Operator Gliding Centre of Pune
Location Pune, India
Elevation AMSL 1,885 ft / 574.5 m
Coordinates 18°29′33″N 073°56′27″E / 18.49250°N 73.94083°E / 18.49250; 73.94083Coordinates: 18°29′33″N 073°56′27″E / 18.49250°N 73.94083°E / 18.49250; 73.94083
Website http://glidingcentre.in
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 3,568 1,087 Un-Paved

Hadapsar Airport is an airfield situated at Hadapsar in Pune, Maharashtra. The Gliding Centre Pune is located on this airport owned by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) (DGCA) [1] It features an unpaved airstrip primarily used for glider operations as well as Radio Controlled Aeromodels.

Gliding Centre Pune[edit]

The Gliding Centre of Pune, is an undertaking of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation Department, Government of India. This uses two seater Sailplanes, LET L-23 Super Blanik and other LET Gliding Planes. The flying season starts from October and continues up to May or early June. Then club is closed during the monsoons. This club is open Sunday to Thursday except public holidays, Sundays is open day for joyrides, Monday to Thursday are for training.[2]

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