Pathankot Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Pathankot Air Force Station)
Jump to: navigation, search
Pathankot Airport
पठानकोट हवाई अड्डा
ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ ਹਵਾਈ ਅੱਡਾ

IATA: IXPICAO: VIPK

IXP is located in India airports
IXP
IXP
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of India
Operator Airport Authority of India
Serves Pathankot
Location Pathankot, Punjab, India
Opened November 21, 2006
Elevation AMSL 1,017 ft / 310 m
Coordinates 32°14′01″N 075°38′04″E / 32.23361°N 75.63444°E / 32.23361; 75.63444
Website http://www.aai.aero/allAirports/pathankot.jsp
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,970 2,734 Asphalt

Pathankot Airport (IATA: IXPICAO: VIPK) is a Civil (Domestic) Airport. It is 3 K.M. from the nearest city Pathankot and 7 K.M. from Pathankot Railway Station, located on the Pathankot – Majra Road. Pathankot airport serves national flights only. The airport, spread over an area of 75 Acres (approx.). The airport is not well connected by public transport, only Cabs are available.

Pathankot Airport was inaugurated by Mr. Praful Patel the-then Aviation minister on November 21, 2006.[1] The facility was created by the efforts of Gurdaspur Member of Parliament, Bollywood film actor Vinod Khanna,[2][3] who had planned to make Pathankot a tourist spot and industrial hub.[4]

Current Status

No Flights[5][6]

References[edit]