Jammu Airport

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Jammu Airport
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Owner Indian Air Force[1]
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
Coordinates 32°41′21″N 074°50′15″E / 32.68917°N 74.83750°E / 32.68917; 74.83750Coordinates: 32°41′21″N 074°50′15″E / 32.68917°N 74.83750°E / 32.68917; 74.83750
Map
IXJ is located in Jammu and Kashmir
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IXJ
IXJ is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,042 6,699 Asphalt
Statistics (April 2017 - March 2018)
Passenger movements 1,443,965 (Increase24.5%)
Aircraft movements 14,378 (Increase32.5%)
Cargo tonnage 1,813 (Decrease19.1%)
Source: AAI[2][3][4]

The Jammu Airport, officially known as Jammu Civil Enclave,[5] (IATA: IXJ, ICAO: VIJU) is a civil airport in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated 14 km (8.7 miles) from the international border between India and Pakistan.

Infrastructure[edit]

The 6,500-square-metre (70,000 sq ft) terminal can only handle domestic flights. It has two gates and fourteen check-in desks.[6] 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.[7]

The asphalt[8] runway, 18/36, has dimensions 2,042 by 45 metres (6,699 ft × 148 ft).[6] It can handle CAT I instrument landing system approaches. The apron has space to park three Airbus A320 aircraft.[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air IndiaDelhi, Leh, Srinagar
Alliance AirDelhi, Bhatinda
GoAirDelhi, Mumbai, Srinagar
IndiGo Amritsar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Srinagar
SpiceJet Delhi, Srinagar
VistaraDelhi, Srinagar

Statistics[edit]

The Airports Authority of India had published data and statistics of the airport between the time period of April 2013 to March 2014. According to this data, the Jammu airport is ranked the 27th busiest airport in India, with a total passenger traffic of 845,555. This was a decrease of 1.9% from 2012–2013.

Access[edit]

The airport is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southwest of the city of Jammu, along Ranbir Singh Pura Road.[5][9] There is a car park with 80 spaces. Bus, taxi and car rental services provide transportation to the city.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evaluation Of Patna And Jammu Airport" (Press release). Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation. 19 August 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2018: Annexure-III" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  3. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2018: Annexure-II" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2018: Annexure-IV" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "Jammu: General information". Airports Authority of India. 5 September 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "Jammu: Technical information". Airports Authority of India. 25 June 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Jammu: Passenger information". Airports Authority of India. 12 September 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Jammu -- VIJU". DAFIF. October 2006. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  9. ^ Lovell-Hoare, Sophie; Lovell-Hoare, Max (2014). Kashmir: Jammu, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, Zanskar. Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Travel Guides. p. 230. ISBN 978-1-84162-396-2. 

External links[edit]

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