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Bhavnagar Aerodrome (IATA: BHU, ICAO: VABV) is an airport located 4 kilometres (2 mi) southeast of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India. It covers 295 acres (119 ha) at an elevation of 6 metres (20 ft).[1] It is near Bhavnagar Harbar.

Bhavnagar Airport
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Bhavnagar Airport airside
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Bhavnagar Airport cityside
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of India
ServesBhavnagar
Elevation AMSL20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates21°45′08″N 072°11′07″E / 21.75222°N 72.18528°E / 21.75222; 72.18528Coordinates: 21°45′08″N 072°11′07″E / 21.75222°N 72.18528°E / 21.75222; 72.18528
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BHU is located in Gujarat
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BHU is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,920 6,300 Asphalt
Statistics (2013–2014)
Aircraft movements936
Passengers66,989
Source: Airports Authority of India[1]

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Facilities

Runway

The airport has one runway, oriented 07/25, with dimensions 1,920 by 45 metres (6,299 ft × 148 ft). It is equipped with an ILS for approaches in the 25 direction.[1]

Terminal

Bhavnagar Aerodrome has a single terminal building, which covers 1,617 square metres (17,410 sq ft) and has a capacity for 110 passengers.[2] It contains three check-in counters and a VIP lounge.[1]

Parking bays

The airport has two parking bays: one for Code C aircraft like the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, and another for smaller, turboprop aircraft like the ATR 72 and Q400.[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Alliance Air Mumbai

Statistics

Annual aircraft movements at Bhavnagar Aerodrome[1]
Year Aircraft movements Percent change
2010–2011 1,490
2011–2012 2,658   78.4
2012–2013 2,221   16.4
2013–2014 936   57.9

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Bhavnagar Airport" Archived 15 April 2017 at the Wayback Machine. Airports Authority of India. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  2. ^ "AAI in the West" (PDF). Cruising Heights. Newsline Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 34–36 April 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2016.[permanent dead link]

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