Chandigarh Air Force Base
IATA: IXC – ICAO: VICG Summary Airport type Military/Public Operator Indian Air Force/Airports Authority of India Serves Chandigarh Elevation AMSL 1,012 ft / 308 m Coordinates Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 11/29 9,001 2,744 Asphalt
Chandigarh Airport (IATA: IXC, ICAO: VICG) is located in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, India. The airport is currently undergoing construction of an integrated passenger terminal, and many other facilities.
Chandigarh Airport is being integrated with upcoming Chandigarh International Airport, Mohali instead of leaving it as a domestic airport. Work is underway for a new international terminal, upgrading the domestic terminal, three link taxiways, parallel taxi track, cargo complex and hangars of flying club activities and runway extension. The terminal will have 4 aero-bridges, construction of apron for parking three in contact and eight remote parking stands for wide-bodied jet aircraft.
Chandigarh International Airport is coming up at 306 acres (1.24 km2) land of Jheorehri village,near Mohali, the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority is spending Rs 1,700 crore to connect this airport with Punjab.
- Naming the new airport
At first the Airport was to be named Mohali International Airport, since it is in the suburb of Mohali in Chandigarh. But since Chandigarh is a Union Territory, and Haryana will also have a share in the airport, the two states (Punjab and Haryana) have agreed on naming the airport as Chandigarh International Airport.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines Destinations Air India Delhi, Mumbai GoAir Bangalore, Mumbai Jagson Airlines Delhi, Dharamsala, Kullu Jet Airways Delhi, Indore, Mumbai Kingfisher Airlines Chennai, Delhi, Jaipur, Jammu, Mumbai, Srinagar
- Chandigarh Airport at AAI
- Chandigarh Airbase at Global Security
- Airport information for VICG at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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