Gorakhpur Airport

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Gorakhpur Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Airports Authority of India
Operator Indian Air Force
Serves Gorakhpur
Location Gorakhpur
Elevation AMSL 79 m / 259 ft
Coordinates 26°44′22″N 83°26′58″E / 26.73944°N 83.44944°E / 26.73944; 83.44944
Map
GOP is located in Uttar Pradesh
GOP
GOP
GOP is located in India
GOP
GOP
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,743 9,000  ?

Gorakhpur Airport (IATA: GOPICAO: VEGK) is an airport located in Gorakhpur, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Airports Authority of India operates it as a civil enclave at the Gorakhpur Air Force Station of the Indian Air Force. Distance to city from airport is 8 km, Gorakhpur Airport has a single building with a common arrival and departure hall.[1]

Infrastructure[edit]

Gorakhpur Airport has one runway that is designated 11/29 and has dimensions 2,743 by 46 metres (9,000 ft × 150 ft). The terminal can handle 18 arriving passengers and 18 departing passengers.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of February 2017, Air India Regional flies daily between Gorakhpur and Delhi.[3] In addition, SpiceJet introduced daily flights from Gorakhpur to Delhi and Kolkata in October 2016.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Airport Website". 
  2. ^ "Gorakhpur". Airports Authority of India. 10 September 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Timetable" (PDF). Air India. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "SpiceJet starts six new domestic routes with Q400s". Anna.aero. 7 October 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2017.