Hosur Aerodrome

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Hosur Aerodrome
(TAAL Airfield)
ஒசூர் ஆகாய விமான நிலையம்
Summary
Airport type Private Licensed Aerodrome/Airfield
Owner Taneja Aerospace and Aviation
Operator Taneja Aerospace and Aviation
Serves Hosur
Location Near Hosur (Krishnagiri Dist.,Belagondapalli, Tamil Nadu)
Elevation AMSL 3,050 ft / 930 m
Coordinates 12°39′40″N 077°46′01″E / 12.66111°N 77.76694°E / 12.66111; 77.76694Coordinates: 12°39′40″N 077°46′01″E / 12.66111°N 77.76694°E / 12.66111; 77.76694
Website http://www.taal.co.in
Map
Hosur Aerodrome is located in Tamil Nadu
Hosur Aerodrome
Hosur Aerodrome
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 7,012 2,168 Paved (Lighted)

Hosur Aerodrome (IATA: VO95) is a private airfield located at Belagondapalli, 10 Kilometres southwest of Hosur, Tamil Nadu, India.

The airfield is owned by Taneja aerospace and aviation Limited (TAAL), established in 1994 as the first private sector company to manufacture General Aviation aircraft in India.[citation needed] TAAL uses the airfield for its Aircraft Manufacturing, Sales and MRO businesses. This aerodrome is approved and licensed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation under private use category. The aerodrome complex also houses MRO facilities of Air Works India[1] and widebody aircraft painting facilities of Air Livery.[2] Many Indian carriers notably SpiceJet, GoAir and Jet Airways send their aircraft to Hosur for 'C' checks and 1200 hours inspections by Air Works Ltd., and for painting done by Air Livery.

Structure[edit]

Hosur Aerodrome has one asphalt runway, oriented 09/27, 7012 feet long and 150 feet wide, capable of accepting Airbus A-320 and Boeing 737 aircraft and has night landing facilities. Navigational aids at Hosur include PAPI lights and an Aerodrome beacon. It has an apron measuring 110 X 90 metres for Jet Aircraft and another one measuring 40 x 19 metres for Turboprop and Light Aircraft. [3]

There are three hangars at the aerodrome used by TAAL and Airworks for General Aviation and Commercial aviation aircraft respectively. The Airworks Hangar 1 is capable of accommodating one Airbus 321 or a Boeing 737-800 or two ATR-72's, and the Hangar 2 can accommodate three Boeing 737 at a time.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AirWorks website". Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Air Livery website". Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "TAAL website". Retrieved 21 January 2012. 

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