Karnal Flying Club

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Karnal Airport
Karnal Flying Club
Karnal Aviation Club
करनाल हवाई अड्डा

IATA: noneICAO: VI40

Karnal Airport is located in India
Karnal Airport
Karnal Airport
Airport type Private/Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Karnal
Elevation AMSL 829 ft / 253.51 m
Coordinates 29°42′51″N 77°02′15″E / 29.71417°N 77.03750°E / 29.71417; 77.03750Coordinates: 29°42′51″N 77°02′15″E / 29.71417°N 77.03750°E / 29.71417; 77.03750
Website http://www.karnal.gov.in/dept_aviation.asp
Direction Length Surface
ft m
31/13 3,000 917 Asphalt

Karnal Airport, (ICAO: VI40), the home of "Karnal Aviation Club" ("Karnal Flying Club"), is an airstrip situated about 3 km east of Karnal in the state of Haryana, India. It is being used for General Aviation and Pilot Training. There are no scheduled commercial flight operations.


Air strip was set up in 1967.[1]

4-Seater Cessna 172 (File photo)
2-Seater Cessna 152 (File photo)
Motor glider (File photo)

The Karnal Flying Club has been running at this airfield since 1967 year .[2]

In 2012, The (DGCA) approved the Haryana state government's plans to develop the Airport to operate Domestic Passenger Services in August 2013. Karnal Aerodrome small runway, just 3,000-feet-long and 150-feet-wide, will be extended to 4,500 feet in the first phase and then up to 6,000 feet to accommodate ATR Turboprops and jets. Installation of Runway lighting was taken up by the State Public Works Department after the DGCA gave approval for night flying in July 2012.[2]

In 2014 July, a Right to Information (RTI) revealed that Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) (DGCA) never received any formal proposal from then Congress Government of Haryana and there are no current formal projects to upgrade this airport.[3]

Karnal Aviation Club[edit]

Government of Haryana's Karnal Aviation Club of Haryana Institute of Civil Aviation offers flying training and preparation courses to the Pilots for the following Directorate General of Civil Aviation (India) licenses:

The Government of Haryana provides subsidy for the above to the natives of the state of Haryana who must apply for it using a Haryana Domicile Certificate.

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