Bidar Airport

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Bidar Airport ಬೀದರ್ ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣ
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Bidar Airport started its services from 2/7/2020
Summary
Airport typeMilitary / Public
OwnerIndian Air Force
OperatorIndian Air Force, GMR Group
ServesBidar
LocationChidri, Bidar
Elevation AMSL2,178 ft / 664 m
Coordinates17°54′N 77°28′E / 17.9°N 77.47°E / 17.9; 77.47 (Bidar Airport)Coordinates: 17°54′N 77°28′E / 17.9°N 77.47°E / 17.9; 77.47 (Bidar Airport)
Map
IXX is located in Karnataka
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Location in India
IXX is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,120 6,955 Asphalt
08/26 2,072 6,798 Asphalt

Bidar Airport ಬೀದರ್ ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣ also known as Bidar Air Force Station, (IATA: IXX, ICAO: VOBR) is a military airbase cum Domestic Airport in Chidri, Bidar, Karnataka, India.[1]

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[edit]

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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
TruJetBengaluru[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bidar Air Force Station Archived 25 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine OurAirports
  2. ^ "TruJet Bidar to Bangalore flight". TruJet. Retrieved 25 January 2020.