Maharana Pratap Airport

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Udaipur Airport
Dabok Airport
महाराणा प्रताप हवाई अड्डा
Maharana Pratap Airport
Udaipur airport.jpg

IATA: UDRICAO: VAUD

UDR is located in India airports
UDR
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Location of airport in Rajasthan
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Udaipur
Elevation AMSL 1,684 ft / 513 m
Coordinates 24°37′04″N 073°53′46″E / 24.61778°N 73.89611°E / 24.61778; 73.89611
Website www.airportsindia.org.in
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 7,484 2,281 Asphalt
Statistics (Apr '13 - Mar '14)
Passenger movements 435,197
Aircraft movements 5,636
Cargo tonnage Not available

Maharana Pratap Airport[1] or Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport (IATA: UDRICAO: VAUD) is the domestic airport at Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It is situated 22 km (14 mi) east of Udaipur.

The airport is named after Maharana Pratap who was a Maharana (ruler) of the princely state of Mewar, in north-western India. The airport's new passenger terminal commenced operations in February 2008. [2]

Structure[edit]

Udaipur Airport is spread over 504 acres.[1] The airport has one asphalt runway, oriented 08/26, 9000 feet/ 2743 metres long and 45 metres wide. Its 250 by 150 metre apron provides parking space for 3 Boeing 737s or Airbus A320 aircraft at a time. The new terminal building, measuring 2500 sq. metres, was constructed at a cost of INR80 Crores. The terminal has one boarding gate, 4 Check-in counters and can handle 600 passengers during peak hours. The airport is equipped with modern navigational and landing aids like DME/VOR and NDB. Runway 26 is equipped with a CAT-I Instrument Landing System. [3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air India Delhi, Mumbai
Jet Airways Delhi, Mumbai
JetKonnect Delhi, Mumbai
SpiceJet Delhi

In Popular Culture[edit]

Scenes from the movie The Darjeeling Limited were shot here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Airport website". Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Udaipur airport readied in time for Praful's daughter's wedding". Times of India. 19 Feb 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Airport website, Tech info". Retrieved 29 November 2011. 

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