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Keshod Airport

Keshod Airport
કેશોદ એરપોર્ટ
ICAO: VAKS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Junagadh / Veraval
Location Keshod, Gujarat, India
Elevation AMSL 167 ft / 51 m
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 4,500 1,372 Asphalt

Keshod Airport[1] (ICAO: VAKS) (Gujarati: કેશોદ વિમાનમથક) is a public airport located in Keshod, in the state of Gujarat, India. It primarily serves the cities of Junagadh and Veraval and the surrounding region.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Airlines and destinations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

Keshod Airport was built by the Nawab of Junagadh, Mahabatkhanji III for his private use, by acquiring land from Kotadias (the Patel community). The airport was refurbished and revived in the late 1980s to facilitate scheduled operations. The last airline to fly here was Jet Airways, which ceased flying to Keshod in 2000.[2]

Airlines and destinations

No scheduled commercial air service at this time.

References

  1. ^ Keshod (Junagarh) Airport at Airports Authority of India
  2. ^ "Indian Air Farce".  

External links

  • Airport information for VAKS at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  • Airport information for VAKS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  • Accident history for IXK: Keshod Airport at Aviation Safety Network


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