Jorhat Airport

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Jorhat Airport
Rowriah Airport
যোৰহাট বিমানবন্দৰ
जोरहाट हवाई अड्डा

IATA: JRHICAO: VEJT

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Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Indian Air Force
Airports Authority of India
Serves Jorhat, Golaghat
Location Jorhat, Assam
Elevation AMSL 311 ft / 95 m
Coordinates 26°43′54″N 094°10′32″E / 26.73167°N 94.17556°E / 26.73167; 94.17556
Website [1]
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 9,000 2,743 Concrete

Jorhat Airport (IATA: JRHICAO: VEJT) (Assamese: যোৰহাট বিমানবন্দৰ) (also known as Rowriah Airport) is located 7 Kilometres South-West of Jorhat city, Assam, India. The civil enclave, run by the Airports Authority of India is the 3rd major airport of Assam after Guwahati and Dibrugarh(by number of daily flights and yearly passenger traffic).[1] Established in early 1950s,[2] Jorhat AFS is the Indian Air Force's first air base in the East. It is primarily a transport base for launching aircraft that carry out airdrops in the Naga Hills and Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. It is equipped with two squadrons of An-32 transport aircraft and air logistics are provided from Jorhat to the Kameng, Subansiri, Siang, Lohit and Tirap districts of Arunachal Pradesh.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Jet Airways Kolkata
Jet Airways
operated by JetKonnect
Bengaluru, Guwahati, Kolkata

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_busiest_airports_in_India_by_passenger_traffic
  2. ^ Our Special Correspondent (2011-08-14). "Leopard fear grips Jorhat IAF station". Telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Challenging Sorties". Vayu-sena.tripod.com. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 

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