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Jalgaon Airport

Jalgaon Airport
जळगाव विमानतळ
ICAO: VAJL[1]
Jalgaon Airport is located in Maharashtra
Jalgaon Airport
Jalgaon Airport
Jalgaon Airport (Maharashtra)
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Airports Authority of India
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Jalgaon
Location Jalgaon, Maharashtra
Elevation AMSL 840 ft / 256 m
Coordinates
Website
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 5,574 1,700 Asphalt

Jalgaon Airport (ICAO: VAJL) is a public airport located off State Highway 186, 6 Kilometres South-East of the town of Jalgaon, in the Nashik Division of Maharashtra, India.

History

Jalgaon airport was built in 1973 by the Public Works Department.[2] The Jalgaon Municipal council took over its operations in April 1997 and handed it over to the Maharashtra Airport Development Company in April 2007.[3] The Government of Maharashtra signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Airports Authority of India (AAI) to upgrade the existing airfield in July 2009.[4] The then President of India, Pratibha Patil laid the foundation stone for the development and expansion of the Jalgaon airport in June 2010.[5] The AAI completed the first phase of work worth Rupees 61 crores in Feb 2012[6]including an apron and a taxiway. and the revamped airport was inaugurated on 23 March 2012 by President Pratibha Patil[3]

Structure

Jalgaon airport is spread over 630 Acres and has one runway oriented 09/27, 1,700 metres in length. Its new apron measuring 68 metres by 67 metres provides parking space for 2 ATR aircraft at a time. The runway has basic approach and runway edge lighting. Navigational and landing aids at this airport includes a DVOR /DME and a PAPI (Runway 27 only). The 700 square metre terminal building can accommodate 50 passengers.

Proposed Passenger Services

Pune based Silver Jublee Aviation have announced non-scheduled flights to Aurangabad, Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur and Surat from 16 January 2013 using a 19 seater aircraft.

References

  1. ^ http://www.aai.aero/misc/AIPS_2012_14.pdf AAI Aerodrome data
  2. ^ "Airstrips in Maharashtra". Maharashtra Public Works Department. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "President inaugurates Jalgaon airport". Newstrackindia.com. 23 March 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "MADC - Projects".  
  5. ^ "President lays foundation stone for Jalgaon airport". Zeenews.com. 13 June 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Jalgaon Airport works".  
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