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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.It’s the third busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh.

Gwalior Airport
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
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GWL is located in Madhya Pradesh
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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

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Airlines and destinationsEdit

StructureEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AAI website, retrieved 10 January 2012

External linksEdit

  Media related to Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Airport at Wikimedia Commons