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Kamalpur Airport

Kamalpur Airport
कमालपुर हवाई अड्डे
ICAO: VEKM
KAMALPUR is located in India airports
KAMALPUR
KAMALPUR
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Kamalpur
Location Kamalpur, India
Elevation AMSL 131 ft / 40 m
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 4,500 1,372 Asphalt

Kamalpur Airport is a small airport located in Kamalpur, Tripura.[1] The airport is approximately spread over a 61 acre area.[2] It is managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and is currently non-operational.[3] AAI plans to develop the airport for operation of ATR-42 type of aircraft.[4]

In the 1990s, Vayudoot used to fly to Kamalpur, connecting it with Agartala.[5]

References

  1. ^ Rao, K.V. Krishna (1991). Prepare or perish: a study of national security. Lancer Publishers. p. 275.  
  2. ^ "AAI - Kamalpur". AAI. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Unused Airports in India". Center For Asia Pacific Aviation. 27 November 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  4. ^ http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=95050 Better Air Connectivity for NE Region
  5. ^ Bradnock, Robert W. (1993). South Asian handbook, Volume 1992. Trade & Travel Publications. p. 564.  

External links

  • Kamalpur on Airports Authority of India website
  • Kamalpur on Jetrequest.com
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