Keshod Airport

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Keshod Airport Base
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of India
ServesJunagadh / Veraval
LocationKeshod, Gujarat, India
Elevation AMSL167 ft / 51 m
Coordinates21°19′01″N 070°16′13″E / 21.31694°N 70.27028°E / 21.31694; 70.27028
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 4,500 1,372 Tarmac

Keshod Airport[1] (IATA: IXK, ICAO: VAKS) is a public airport located in Keshod, in the state of Gujarat, India. It primarily serves the cities of Junagadh and Veraval and the surrounding region.

History[edit]

Keshod Airport was built by the Nawab of Junagadh, Mahabatkhanji III for his private use, by acquiring land from Kotadias (the Patel community). The airport was refurbished and revived in the late 1980s to facilitate scheduled operations. The last airline to fly here was Jet Airways, which ceased flying to Keshod in 2000.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

No scheduled commercial air service at this time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keshod (Junagarh) Airport at Airports Authority of India
  2. ^ "Indian Air Farce". The Indian Express. 16 January 2005. Retrieved 4 February 2012.

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