Khajuraho Airport(Redirected from Khajuraho airport)
The Khajuraho Airport (IATA: HJR, ICAO: VEKO), officially known as Civil Aerodrome Khajuraho, is an airport in Khajuraho, Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India. The terminal is 3 km south of Khajuraho Town, 4 km from Khajuraho Railway Station and 40 km from the district centre at Chhatarpur. The airport covers an area of 590 acres.
Civil Aerodrome Khajuraho
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Time zone||Indian Standard Time (+5:30)|
|Elevation AMSL||222 m / 728 ft|
In August 2013, the central government announced that the Khajuraho Airport would receive a new terminal. Built at a cost of about ₹90 crore (US$14 million), the building was inaugurated on 23 January 2016 with officials from the state and union governments in attendance.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|Air India||Delhi, Varanasi|
|Jet Airways||Delhi, Varanasi^^|
^^Seasonal Only from October to April
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