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Jamnagar Air Force Station

Jamnagar Airport
જામનગર વિમાનમથક
Location of airport in India
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Jamnagar
Elevation AMSL 69 ft / 21 m
Coordinates 22°27′56″N 070°00′45″E / 22.46556°N 70.01250°E / 22.46556; 70.01250

Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 8,242 2,512 Concrete
12/30 8,236 2,510 Asphalt

Jamnagar Airport or the Govardhanpur Airport Jamnagar (IATA: JGAICAO: VAJM) (Gujarati: જામનગર વિમાનમથક) is an airport in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. It is owned by the Indian Air Force and also permits both commercial as well as private flights.The Jaguar squadron based in Jamnagar was awarded best squadron by Air Chief Marshal and the jamnagar base was awarded the 'Best Flying Station' for the year 2006.[1] It is the only airport in Gujarat which has two runways.


Jamnagar Airport has a single terminal spread over 35 acres. It has a capacity to handle 75 passenger at a given time. It has an inbuilt canteen. There is a single conveyor belt for the luggage. The parking apron adjoining the terminal measures 295 ft x 295 ft and can handle an Airbus A320 and ATR 72 simultaneously.[2]

Airlines and destinations


On August 30, 2012, at around 12:30 pm IST two Mi-17 helicopters of the IAF collided with each other while carrying out formation flying and firing exercise. Nine officials including five officers died in the crash.


  • Airport information for VAJM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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