Bhuj Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Shyamji Krishna Verma, Bhuj Airport
nativename = Bhuj Rudra Mata Airport
nativename-a = Bhuj Airport
nativename-r = Bhuj Rudra Mata Air Force Base


image-width =
IATA = BHJ
ICAO = VABJ
type = Military/Public
owner =
operator = Indian Air Force
Airports Authority of India
owner-oper =
city-served = Bhuj
location =
elevation-f = 268
elevation-m = 82
coordinates = coord|23|17|16|N|069|40|13|E|type:airport
website =
metric-elev =
metric-rwy =
r1-number = 05/23
r1-length-f = 8,205
r1-length-m = 2,501
r1-surface = Asphalt
footnotes =

Bhuj Airport Airport codes|BHJ|VABJ is located at Bhuj in the Kutch District of the state of Gujarat, India.

The airport was previously made up of two bunkers/buildings near the Bhuj Rudra Mata Air Force Base, with which it shares the runway. On one side of the passing road there was an "Indian Airlines" bunker, and on the other side a Jet Airways bunker. From there a coach would transport one across the Indian Air Force grounds to the small departures terminal.

Over the last few years, a suitable airport terminal has been built, with parking and a drop-off/collect point. Also during that time, Indian has stopped all services to and from Bhuj airport, and Deccan check-in counters have been built, but are yet to be used.

Bhuj Airport was used to receive help and supplies for the 2001 Gujarat earthquake.

The Airport has been recently been named Shyamji Krishna Verma, Bhuj Airport.

Airlines and destinations

*Jet Airways (Mumbai)
*Kingfisher Airlines (Mumbai)
*JetLite (Coming Soon) (Mumbai)

External links

* [http://aai.aero/allAirports/bhuj_generalinfo.jsp Shyamji Krishna Verma, Bhuj Airport at the Airports Authority of India]
*WAD|VABJ


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