|Owner||Indian Air Force|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India and Indian Air Force|
|Location||Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India|
|Time zone||Indian Standard Time (+5:30)|
|Elevation AMSL||314 m / 1,029 ft|
|Statistics (April 2017 - March 2018)|
Jammu Airport, officially known as Jammu Civil Enclave, (IATA: IXJ, ICAO: VIJU) is a domestic airport serving Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated 14 km (8.7 miles) from the international border between India and Pakistan.
The 6,500-square-metre (70,000 sq ft) terminal can only handle domestic flights. It has five gates and fourteen check-in desks. A store selling traditional packaged food items, a shoes shop, a restaurant, and a souvenir store and information desk for pilgrims travelling to the Vaishno Devi temple are among the amenities available in the terminal.
The asphalt runway, 18/36, has dimensions 2,042 by 45 metres (6,699 ft × 148 ft). It can handle CAT I instrument landing system approaches. The apron has space to park three Airbus A320 aircraft.
Airlines and destinations
|Air India||Delhi, Leh, Srinagar|||
|GoAir||Delhi, Leh, Mumbai, Srinagar|||
|IndiGo||Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Srinagar|||
|SpiceJet||Ahmedabad, Delhi, Gwalior, Mumbai, Srinagar|||
- The airport has heightened security measures with multiple check points.
The airport is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of the city of Jammu, along Ranbir Singh Pura Road. There is a car park with 80 spaces. Bus, taxi and car rental services provide transportation to the city.
Incidents and accidents
On 9 January 2017, Air India 821, an Air India Airbus A320-200 on a scheduled flight from Delhi, overran runway 36 at Jammu on landing. The aircraft touched down at a distance of 2,400 feet from the runway threshold. Four of the eight main landing gear tires burst during the rollout and the aircraft came to a stop on soft ground 8 metres from the edge of the runway. Smoke was observed in the rear cabin and an evacuation ensued. The investigation revealed the serious incident was caused by the late touchdown and reduced deceleration rate due to improper application of the brakes. None of the 143 occupants were injured.
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