Tezpur Air Force Station
|Owner||Airports Authority of India|
|Operator||Indian Air Force|
|Elevation AMSL||240 ft / 73 m|
The airport covers an area of 22 acres (with AAI). The apron can accommodate 1 Airbus A320 and 2 ATR type aircraft at a time.
The airfield in Tezpur was constructed by the British Royal Indian Air Force during World War II in 1942. It was used by the United States Army Air Forces Tenth Air Force as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber base by the 7th Bombardment Group. After the war, it was subsequently developed into a full-fledged air force base in 1959. Since its inception, it has been one of the most active bases in the Northeast of India with a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft operating from there.
Airlines and destinations
|Alliance Air||Guwahati, Kolkata, Lilabari|
- "Salonibari Airport". world-airport-codes.com. Retrieved 4 July 2007.
- Tezpur Airport at the AAI
- Airport information for VETZ at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Airport information for TEZ at Great Circle Mapper.
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