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Vir Savarkar International Airport

Vir Savarkar International Airport or Port Blair Airport (IATA: IXZ, ICAO: VOPB) is an airport located 2 km (1.2 mi) south of Port Blair, on the Andaman Islands of India. It is named after the Indian freedom fighter Vir Savarkar.

The airport has a single runway of 3,290 m (10,794 ft) in length, accommodating most wide-body aircraft in international service, although the most recent reports indicate no airliners larger than Airbus 320 types regularly serve Vir Savarkar airport. An ILS (precision instrument landing system) is available for low visibility operations, but pilots are responsible to check with local authorities to verify the system is operational, prior to flight. There is a road that crosses the runway; traffic must be stopped for aircraft to take off, similar to the Gibraltar Airport.

Terminal 1, has only 2 gates and does not use airbridges. They use buses to provide transportation from the terminal to the flights in the apron.

Runway : 10,795 ft / 3,290 m
Location : Port Blair Airport

Port Blair - 744103
State: Andaman and Nicobar
Phone: +91-3192-33390
Fax: +91-3192-32519

Vir Savarkar International Airport

Related Information
Latitude Latitude : 11°38 '28 "N
Longitude Longitude : 092°43 '47 "E
Elivation Elivation : 14 ft / 4 m
Operator Operator : Airports Authority of India
Time Time : UTC+5:30
Operational Agency Operational Agency : Civil Government
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