Shillong Airport

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Shillong Airport
शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट

Umroi Airport
Barapani Air Force Base

IATA: SHLICAO: VEBI

SHL is located in India airports
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Location of SHL in India
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Indian Air Force/Airports Authority of India
Serves Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Location Umroi
Elevation AMSL 2,910 ft / 887 m
Coordinates 25°42′13″N 091°58′43″E / 25.70361°N 91.97861°E / 25.70361; 91.97861
Website aai.aero/allAirports/shillong
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 6,000 1,829 Concrete

Shillong Airport (Hindi: शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट) (IATA: SHLICAO: VEBI) (also known as Umroi Airport) is an military/public airport located at Umroi, 30 km (19 mi) from Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

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.[1] The new terminal building, built at a cost of Rs.30 crore, was inaugurated in June 2011.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger
Airlines Destinations
Air India Regional Kolkata
Charter
Airlines Destinations
Pawan Hans Guwahati

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=95836 Expansion of Air Connectivity in North-East
  2. ^ "Shillong airport's new terminal to open on Saturday". The Economic Times. 22 June 2011. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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