Chinyalisaur Airstrip

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Chinyalisaur Airstrip
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Uttarakhand
Elevation AMSL909 m / 2,983 ft
Coordinates30°34′58″N 78°19′24″E / 30.58278°N 78.32333°E / 30.58278; 78.32333Coordinates: 30°34′58″N 78°19′24″E / 30.58278°N 78.32333°E / 30.58278; 78.32333
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 1,001 3,285 concrete

Chinyalisaur Airstrip also known as Maa Ganga Airstrip, is located in Chinyalisaur of Uttarkashi district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

The Airstrip is situated 85 Kilometers from New Tehri at the banks of River Bhagirathi. The airstrip was initially constructed to cater to the needs of tourist and pilgrim traffic to the region, but lay unused as air charter companies did not start operations to the area. The Indian Air Force also uses the airstrip as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG).[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport Database
  2. ^ "Indian Air Force to make airbase at Chinyalisaur". Hill Post. 25 September 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2014.