Gwalior airport

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Gwalior airport
A USAF F-15C takes off from Gwalior Air Force Station during Cope India 04.JPG
A USAF F-15C departing the airport during Cope India 2004
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Owner Indian Air Force
Operator Indian Air Force/Airports Authority of India
Serves Gwalior
Location Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Elevation AMSL 617 ft / 188 m
Coordinates 26°17′36″N 078°13′40″E / 26.29333°N 78.22778°E / 26.29333; 78.22778Coordinates: 26°17′36″N 078°13′40″E / 26.29333°N 78.22778°E / 26.29333; 78.22778
Map
GWL is located in Madhya Pradesh
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GWL is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 9,000 2,743 Asphalt

The Gwalior airport, officially Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal,[1] (IATA: GWLICAO: VIGR) is a civil enclave airport at the Maharajpur Air Force Station 10 km north-east of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is one of the four airports in Madhya Pradesh.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of February 2017, Air India Regional provides thrice-weekly flights between Gwalior and Mumbai.[2]

Structure[edit]

The airport is spread over 29.5 acres and the terminal can handle 200 passengers per hour. The 100-by-150-metre (330 ft × 490 ft) apron can handle two Airbus A320 and one small aircraft simultaneously.[3] The Gwalior Air Base is the only operational air force base with two operational parallel runways. The second runway was built in February 2009 and became operational in October 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gwalior: General information". Airports Authority of India. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Timetable" (PDF). Air India. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  3. ^ AAI website, retrieved 10 January 2012 
  4. ^ "New Runway At Air Force Station Gwalior, Su-30s Added To Base". Livefist. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Gwalior airport at Wikimedia Commons