रक्सौल हवाई अड्डा
|IATA: none – ICAO: VERL|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Location||Raxaul, Bihar, India|
|Elevation AMSL||260 ft / 79 m|
Raxaul Airport (ICAO: VERL) is located at Raxaul in the state of Bihar, India. It was established after the Sino-Indian War of 1962, when it served as an emergency landing ground for the Indian Army. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) that owns the airport has undertaken a pre-feasibility study at the airport to upgrade the airport to handle ATR-72 aircraft. A draft Master Plan highlighting a requirement of an additional 121 acres of land has been submitted to the State Government.
Airlines and destinations
There is currently no scheduled commercial air service.
- "MP push to airport renovation". The Telegraph. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
- "Proposal to Operationalise Raxaul Airport". Press Information Bureau. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
- Raxaul Airport at Airports Authority of India
- Airport information for VERL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: GCM photogrammetry.