Gwalior Airport

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Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Airport, Gwalior
A USAF F-15C takes off from Gwalior Air Force Station during Cope India 04.JPG
A USAF F-15C departing the airport during Cope India 2004
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OwnerIndian Air Force
OperatorIndian Air Force/Airports Authority of India
ServesGwalior, Morena, Bhind, Datia, Dabra
LocationGwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Time zoneIndian Standard Time (+5:30)
Elevation AMSL617 ft / 188 m
Coordinates26°17′36″N 078°13′40″E / 26.29333°N 78.22778°E / 26.29333; 78.22778Coordinates: 26°17′36″N 078°13′40″E / 26.29333°N 78.22778°E / 26.29333; 78.22778
Map
GWL is located in Madhya Pradesh
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GWL
GWL is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06L/24R 9,000 2,743 Asphalt
06R/24L 9,000 2,743 Asphalt

The Gwalior Airport (IATA: GWL, ICAO: VIGR) is a civil enclave airport at the Maharajpur Air Force Station 10 km north-east of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.It is one of the six airports in Madhya Pradesh. The airport is spread over an area of 760 acres. Alliance Air and SpiceJet operate scheduled flight services to and from Gwalior.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinationsRefs.
Alliance Air Delhi, Indore, Mumbai
SpiceJet Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jammu, Kolkata

Structure[edit]

The airport is spread over 760.7 acres and the terminal can handle 350 passengers per hour. The 100-by-150-metre (330 ft × 490 ft) apron can handle two Airbus A320 and one small aircraft simultaneously.[1] The Gwalior Air Base is the only operational air force base with two operational parallel runways. The second runway was built in February 2009 and became operational in October 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AAI website, retrieved 10 January 2012

External links[edit]

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