Raxaul Airport

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Raxaul Airport
रक्सौल हवाई अड्डा
Raksaula Havāī Aḍḍā
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Raxaul, Bihar, India
Elevation AMSL 260 ft / 79 m
Coordinates 26°59′47″N 084°49′14″E / 26.99639°N 84.82056°E / 26.99639; 84.82056Coordinates: 26°59′47″N 084°49′14″E / 26.99639°N 84.82056°E / 26.99639; 84.82056
Website Raxaul Airport
Map
VERL is located in India
VERL
VERL
VERL is located in Bihar
VERL
VERL
VERL is located in India
VERL
VERL
Airport in India
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 3,600 1,097

Raxaul Airport (ICAO: VERL) is located at Raxaul in the state of Bihar, India. It was established after the Sino-Indian War of 1962, when it served as an emergency landing ground for the Indian Army.[1] The Airports Authority of India (AAI) that owns the airport has undertaken a pre-feasibility study at the airport to upgrade the airport to handle ATR-72 aircraft. A draft Master Plan highlighting a requirement of an additional 121 acres of land has been submitted to the State Government.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MP push to airport renovation". The Telegraph. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Proposal to Operationalise Raxaul Airport". Press Information Bureau. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 

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