Kanpur Civil Airport

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Coordinates: 26°26′28″N 80°21′48″E / 26.441238°N 80.363209°E / 26.441238; 80.363209

Kanpur Civil Airport
कानपुर हवाई अड्डा
IATA: KNUICAO: VIKA
Summary
Airport type Governental
Owner AAI
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Kanpur
Location Kanpur, INDIA
Elevation AMSL 411 ft / 125 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 3,685 x 135 1,123 x 41 Concrete/Asphalt

Kanpur Civil Airport (IATA: KNUICAO: VICX) is used by small civilian aircraft. It is also used by DGCA, flying club of Kanpur and NCC Air Wing.

Incident and Accidents[edit]

On the morning of 18 May 1996, a 19 seater Archana Airways D-228 aircraft operating on the Delhi - Kanpur sector touched down late and could not be stopped within the available runway length, ending up beyond the runway. The aircraft hit the boundary wall of the airport and came to a halt. The aircraft sustained major damages, but there was no fire and no injury to persons on board the aircraft.

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