Gwalior Airport

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Gwalior Airport
Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal
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
Time zone Indian Standard Time (+5:30)
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
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GWL is located in Madhya Pradesh
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GWL is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
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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 September 2017, Alliance Air connects Gwalior to Delhi, Indore and Mumbai, every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday .[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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gwalior: General information". Airports Authority of India. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Gwalior Airport routes". Flightradar24. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  3. ^ AAI website, retrieved 10 January 2012 

External links[edit]

Media related to Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Airport at Wikimedia Commons