Pasighat Airport

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Pasighat Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Pasighat
Elevation AMSL 157 m / 514 ft
Coordinates 28°06′00″N 095°23′00″E / 28.10000°N 95.38333°E / 28.10000; 95.38333Coordinates: 28°06′00″N 095°23′00″E / 28.10000°N 95.38333°E / 28.10000; 95.38333
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Pasighat Airport is located in India
Pasighat Airport
Pasighat Airport
Pasighat Airport is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Pasighat Airport
Pasighat Airport
Pasighat Airport is located in India
Pasighat Airport
Pasighat Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,006 3,300 N/A

Pasighat Airport or Passighat Airport (IATA: IXTICAO: VEPG) is located at Pasighat in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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An airstrip was laid down during the Sino-Indian War of 1962 and has seen little use since then. The airport is operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). A helicopter service on behalf of the Arunachal Pradesh government is operated by Pawan Hans between Pasighat and various regional stations.[1]

In August 2016 three Sukhoi Su-30, Mikoyan MiG-29 and HAL Tejas air superiority fighters of the Indian Air Force landed at the airport after a runway upgrade. Plans are for the runway to be extended so that transport aircraft can also use the airport.[2]

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