|Airport type||Civil Enclave|
|Owner/Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Jorhat, Golaghat (Assam)|
|Elevation AMSL||311 ft / 95 m|
Jorhat Airport (IATA: JRH, ICAO: VEJT) also known as Rowriah Airport is located at Rowriah, 7 Kilometres (4 miles) South-West of Jorhat city, Assam, India. The civil enclave, run by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is the 4th major airport in Assam, by number of passengers carried and cargo tonnage, according to the latest AAI traffic data (February 2019):
1.) Passengers carried: Guwahati (4,56,492), Dibrugarh (31,952), Silchar (28,413), Jorhat (11,878), Lakhimpur ( 1384), and Tezpur (332).
2.) Cargo carried (in metric ton): Guwahati (1954), Silchar (81), Dibrugarh (54), Jorhat (0), Lakhimpur (0), Tezpur (0).
It was established in early 1950s and commonly known as Rowriah Airport because it is located at Rowriah area of the city.
Airlines and destinations
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- "Challenging Sorties". Vayu-sena.tripod.com. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
- "IndiGo Announces New Destinations, Adds 16 New Flights. Details Here". NDTV.com. Retrieved 13 June 2018.