Rourkela Airport

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Rourkela Airport
ATC Tower Rourkela.jpg
Summary
Airport typePrivate/Public
OperatorSteel Authority of India Limited
ServesRourkela, Odisha
Elevation AMSL656 ft / 200 m
Coordinates22°15′23″N 084°48′57″E / 22.25639°N 84.81583°E / 22.25639; 84.81583
Map
RRK is located in Odisha
RRK
RRK
Location of the Airport in Odisha
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 6,000 1,828 Asphalt

Rourkela Airport (IATA: RRK,[1] ICAO: VERK) is a private airport located near Chhend Colony, 6 kilometres west of the steel city of Rourkela in the state of Odisha. It is the only airport of the Metropolitan area of Rourkela city. It is mostly used by dignitaries visiting Rourkela, especially officials of Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL) and other V.I.Ps.The planes from this airport also travel to the city of Kolkata. Its terminus is now under the preparation for the proper facilities. Under UDAN scheme flights will be starting for commercial use by the help and support of Air Odisha and Air Deccan.

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Coordinates: 22°15′23″N 84°48′58″E / 22.2565°N 84.8160°E / 22.2565; 84.8160