|Owner||Government of India|
|Operator||Airport Authority of India|
|Location||Pathankot, Punjab, India|
|Opened||November 21, 2006|
|Elevation AMSL||310 m / 1,017 ft|
Pathankot Airport (IATA: IXP, ICAO: VIPK) is a Civil (Domestic) Airport. It is 3 km from the nearest city Pathankot and 7 km from Pathankot Railway Station, located on the Pathankot – Majra Road. Pathankot airport serves national flights only. The airport, spread over an area of approximately 75 acres, is not well connected by public transport; only cabs are available.
Pathankot Airport was inaugurated by Mr. Praful Patel, the then Aviation minister of India, on 21 November 2006. The facility was made possible by the efforts of Gurdaspur Member of Parliament and Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna, who had planned to make Pathankot a tourist destination and industrial hub.