Khowai Airport

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Not to be confused with Kovai Airport.
Khowai Airport
खोवाई हवाई अड्डे

IATA: IXNICAO: VEKW

KHOWAI is located in India airports
KHOWAI
KHOWAI
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Khowai
Location Khowai, India
Elevation AMSL 95 ft / 29 m
Coordinates 24°03′42″N 091°36′14″E / 24.06167°N 91.60389°E / 24.06167; 91.60389Coordinates: 24°03′42″N 091°36′14″E / 24.06167°N 91.60389°E / 24.06167; 91.60389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 3,000 914 Asphalt

Khowai Airport is a small airport located in Khowai, Tripura.[1] It is managed by the Airports Authority of India and is currently non-operational.[2]

Incidents[edit]

On 29 March 1955, a Dacota belonging to Airways (India) overran a wet runway and ended up in a ditch. Though there were no casualties, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and written off.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rao, K.V. Krishna (1991). Prepare or perish: a study of national security. Lancer Publishers. p. 275. ISBN 81-7212-001-X. 
  2. ^ "Unused Airports in India". Center For Asia Pacific Aviation. 27 November 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-20-DK VT-CUZ Khowai Airport (IXN)". Aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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