Birsa Munda Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Birsa Munda Airport
nativename = बिरसा मुंडा हवाई-अड्डा
nativename-a =
nativename-r =


image-width =
IATA = IXR
ICAO = VERC
type = Public
owner =
operator = Airports Authority of India
owner-oper =
city-served = Ranchi
location = Hinoo, Ranchi
elevation-f = 2,148
elevation-m = 655
coordinates = coord|23|18|51|N|085|19|18|E|type:airport
website =
metric-elev =
metric-rwy =
r1-number = 13/31
r1-length-f = 8,855
r1-length-m = 2,699
r1-surface = Asphalt
footnotes = Equipped with HIRL, PAPI, ASPL and Apron Flood lights

Birsa Munda Airport Airport codes|IXR|VERC is a public domestic airport serving the city of Ranchi, Jharkhand, India and is managed by the Airports Authority of India. It is located in Hinoo locality, approximately convert|7|km|mi|abbr=on from the centre of the city. BMA used to be a small airport in terms of service, however with the growth of air traffic in India, BMA has also witnessed unprecedented growth in the last 2 years and several budget airlines have added it to their route. As per the records of AAI, around 200,000 passengers use the airport annually making it one of the fastest growing airports in the country. Recently, the government has approved plans to expand the airport and it may soon have an additional runway, a new terminal, few additional taxiways and better passenger facilities.

Airlines and destinations

* Deccan Airlines (DN) (Delhi, Kolkata, Patna)
* Indian Airlines (IA) (Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Bhubaneshwar)
*Jet Lite (9W) (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru*)
* MDLR Airlines (9H) (Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Jaipur, Hyderabad*)

External links

* [http://www.aai.aero/allAirports/ranchi.jsp Ranchi Airport on AAI]
* [http://worldaerodata.com/wad.cgi?id=IN69879&sch=VERC World Aero Data page for VERC]


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