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Bir Tikendrajit International Airport (IATA: IMF, ICAO: VEIM) is the second largest and second busiest airport in the northeast India after Guwahati airport. Located 8 km south of Imphal, the capital of Manipur, Bir Tikendrajit International Airport connects northeastern India with the country's major cities such as Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and international connecting flights with Myanmar cities of Mandalay, Yangon. AirAsia India, Air India,IndiGo and Alliance Air offer connection services from the airport to major cities and regional airports such as Agartala, Silchar, Aizawl, Dimapur and Jorhat. Bir Tikendrajit International Airport is under the administrative control of Airports Authority of India. Its apron has a space for 5 aircraft (18-ATR 42/72, 92-Airbus 320, 1-Airbus 330 & 80-Airbus 380).
Bir Tikendrajit International Airport
|Owner||Public Government of Manipur|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Location||Imphal, Manipur, India|
|Elevation AMSL||774 m / 2,540 ft|
|Statistics (April 2018 - March 2019)|
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|AirAsia India||Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata|
|Air India||Aizawl, Delhi, Dimapur, Guwahati, Kolkata|
|IndiGo||Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram|
In June 2019, AAI implemented ₹3,400 crore (US$490 million) projects for the up-gradation of various airports in the northeastern region. ₹720 crore (US$100 million) will be spent for further upgradation of Imphal Airport.
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