Barapani Air Force Base
|IATA: SHL – ICAO: VEBI
|Operator||Indian Air Force/Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Shillong, Meghalaya, India|
|Elevation AMSL||2,910 ft / 887 m|
The airport was constructed in the mid-60s and became operational in the mid-70s. Land admeasuring 224.16 acres was acquired for expansion of the airport. The work commenced in June 2009 and was completed in May 2010. The new terminal building, built at a cost of Rs.30 crore, was inaugurated in June 2011.
Airlines and destinations
|Air India Regional||Kolkata|
- http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=95836 Expansion of Air Connectivity in North-East
- "Shillong airport's new terminal to open on Saturday". The Economic Times. 22 June 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012.
- Official site at the Airports Authority of India
- Airport information for VEBI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.