Port Blair Airport Reviews

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Port Blair Airport Reviews

Port Blair Airport commonly known as Veer Savarkar Airport (IATA: IXZ, ICAO: VOPB), is an airport located 2 km (1.2 mi) south of Port Blair and is the main airport of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. It is named after the Indian freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. It operates as a civil enclave, sharing airside facilities with INS Utkrosh of the Indian Navy.

The Port Blair Airport has a single runway of 3,290 m (10,794 ft) in length, accommodating most narrow-body aircraft, that includes Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Boeing 737, which regularly serve Veer Savarkar airport. An ILS is available for low visibility operations, but pilots are responsible to check with local authorities to verify the system is operational prior to the flight. There is a road across the runway; traffic had to be stopped in order for aircraft to take off, similar to the Gibraltar Airport.

Port Blair Airport new terminal building is under construction and is scheduled for commissioning by March 2018. The AAI had initially projected a requirement of 26 acres of land for construction of the new terminal building.

Services:

ATMs / Cash Machines – info not available
Car Rentals – info not available
Currency Exchange – info not available
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Information Desk – info not available
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Website:
Port Blair Airport Official Website

Port Blair / Veer Savarkar International Airport Map

Port Blair Airport Weather Forecast

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