Bidar Airport ಬೀದರ್ ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣ
|Airport type||Military / Public|
|Owner||Indian Air Force|
|Operator||Indian Air Force, GMR Group|
|Elevation AMSL||2,178 ft / 664 m|
Bidar has been home to one of the oldest military air bases in south India. The Air Force Station at Bidar is a training school run by the Indian Air Force and also is the backyard of the Suryakiran Aerobatics Team (SKAT). In pursuance to the long pending demand of having a Civilian Airport at Bidar, the Indian Air Force agreed upon its airbase to be used for commercial flight operations. A Civil Terminal in the year 2008-09 was built ahead of the Guru-ta-Gaddi celebrations at the Gurudwara Sri Nanak Jhira Sahib, Bidar.
Bidar Air Force Station
The Indian Air Force operates the Air Force Academy that operates Kiran Mk II trainers while the Hawk Operational Training Squadron (HOTS) operates BAE Hawk Advanced jet trainers Bidar was also base for the Surya Kiran, the aerobatics demonstration team of the IAF.
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