जोरहाट हवाई अड्डे
|IATA: JRH – ICAO: VEJT
|Operator||Indian Air Force
Airports Authority of India
|Elevation AMSL||311 ft / 95 m|
Jorhat Airport (IATA: JRH, ICAO: VEJT) (Assamese: যোৰহাট বিমানবন্দৰ) (also known as Rowriah Airport) is located 3 Kilometres South-West of Jorhat city, Assam, India. The civil enclave, run by the Airports Authority of India is the 2nd busiest airport in Assam After Guwahati. Air India Regional cancelled all its flights to Jorhat from 1st January 2013, leaving Jet Airways and Jet Konnect are the only airlines operating in and out of Jorhat.
Established in early 1950s, 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.
Airlines and destinations
|JetKonnect||Guwahati, Kolkata, Bengaluru|
- Jorhat Airport at the AAI
- Airport information for VEJT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.