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Encyclopedia > Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Guwahati International Airport
Borjhar Airport
IATA: GAU - ICAO: VEGT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Guwahati
Elevation AMSL 162 ft (49 m)
Coordinates 26°06′22″N, 091°35′09″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 9,000 2,743 Asphalt

Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (IATA: GAUICAO: VEGT), also known as Borjhar Airport, is the airport of Guwahati, Assam, India. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Airports Authority of India Logo The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is an organization working under the Ministry Of Civil Aviation that manages all the airports in India. ... Guwahati   (Assamese: গুৱাহাটী) is a major city in eastern India, often considered as the gateway to the North-East Region (NER) of the country and is the largest city within the region. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet; symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. ... A foot (plural: feet; symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Base layer of asphalt concrete in a road under construction. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Guwahati   (Assamese: গুৱাহাটী) is a major city in eastern India, often considered as the gateway to the North-East Region (NER) of the country and is the largest city within the region. ... Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur - now a part of Guwahati. ...


The airport is undergoing renovations to enable it to handle increased air traffic. The upgrade is due to be completed by the end of 2008. The overhaul will include cosmetic and operational changes. 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Passenger facilities currently available at Guwahati Airport include:

  • Free Baggage Trolleys
  • Wheelchairs
  • Medical Aid
  • Lost and Found Baggage
  • Assistance to physically challenged / Aged / Infirm

Contact Number

  • Airport Director:-0361-2841909
  • Airport Terminal Manager:-0361-2840068

Guwahati Airport is a major hub for flights to the North Eastern States, also known as The Seven Sisters. The Seven Sister States of India The Seven Sister States are a region in northeastern India, comprising the contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. ...


Airlines and destinations

Kingfisher Airlines is the only airline which connects Bangalore and Hyderabad to Guwahati daily. Air Deccan is an airline based in Bangalore, India. ... Air Sahara is an airline based in New Delhi, India. ... Alliance Air (Hindi: अल्यान्स एयर) is a full-service airline based in New Delhi, India. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Jet Airways is an airline based in India serving domestic and international routes. ... SpiceJet is an airline based in New Delhi in India. ... Kingfisher Airlines is an airline based in Bangalore, India. ... Kingfisher Airlines is an airline based in Bangalore, India. ...


As of October 2006 Bangkok is the only international destination served. The weekly non-stop flight is operated by Indian, the national flag carrier. The Bangkok Skytrain at sunset on Thanon Narathiwat Ratcha Nakharin with the Empire Tower in the background. ... For other uses, see Flag carrier (disambiguation). ...


External links

  • Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (official Airports Authority of India web site)
  • World Aero Data airport information for VEGT

 
 

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