Civil Aerodrome Khajuraho

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Khajuraho Airport
खजुराहो हवाई अड्डे

IATA: HJRICAO: VEKO

HJR is located in India airports
HJR
HJR
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Khajuraho
Elevation AMSL 728 ft / 222 m
Coordinates 24°49′02″N 079°55′07″E / 24.81722°N 79.91861°E / 24.81722; 79.91861
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 7,460 2,274 Asphalt

Khajuraho Civil Aerodrome (IATA: HJRICAO: VAKJ) is an airport in Khajuraho, Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India. The terminal is 3 km south of Khajuraho Town, 4 km from Khajuraho Railway Station and 40 km from the district centre at Chhatarpur.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air India Delhi, Varanasi[1]

Incidents[edit]

A major accident was averted at Khajuraho airport when a Jet Airways plane carrying 59 passengers and 8 crew members developed some technical problems while landing and it had to be evacuated at runway on 13/04/15. There were no movements at the airport for the following two days. Sources said that flight 9W2423 that was coming from Varanasi, developed some technical problems with the hydraulic systems and had to be stopped at the runway. Emergency doors were opened and passengers were evacuated safely.

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