पठानकोट हवाई अड्डा
ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ ਹਵਾਈ ਅੱਡਾ
|Owner||Government of India|
|Operator||Airport Authority of India|
|Location||Pathankot, Punjab, India|
|Opened||November 21, 2006|
|Elevation AMSL||1,017 ft / 310 m|
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 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. The facility was created by the efforts of Gurdaspur Member of Parliament, Bollywood film actor Vinod Khanna, who had planned to make Pathankot a tourist spot and industrial hub.