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Birsa Munda Airport



Birsa Munda Airport
बिरसा मुंडा हवाई-अड्डा
Birsa Munda Airport
IATA: IXR – ICAO: VERC
Birsa Munda Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Ranchi
Location Hinoo, Ranchi
Elevation AMSL 2,148 ft / 655 m
Coordinates 23°18′51″N 085°19′18″E / 23.31417°N 85.32167°E / 23.31417; 85.32167
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,699 8,855 Asphalt
Equipped with HIRL, PAPI, ASPL and Apron Flood lights

Birsa Munda Airport (IATA: IXR, ICAO: VERC) is a public domestic airport serving the city of Ranchi, Jharkhand, India and is managed by the Airports Authority of India. It is located in Hinoo locality, approximately 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre of the city. BMA used to be a small airport in terms of service, however with the growth of air traffic in India, BMA has also witnessed unprecedented growth in the last 2 years and several budget airlines have added it to their route. As per the records of AAI, around 200,000 passengers use the airport annually making it one of the fastest growing airports in the country. Recently, the government has approved plans to expand the airport and it may soon have an additional runway, a new terminal, few additional taxiways and better passenger facilities.

Birsa Munda Airport

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Indian Airlines Delhi, Mumbai
Jet Airways Delhi, Kolkata
Kingfisher Airlines Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna


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General Info
Country India
ICAO ID VERC
Time UTC+5:30
Latitude 23.314250
23° 18' 51.30" N
Longitude 85.321675
085° 19' 18.03" E
Elevation 2148 feet
655 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name RANCHI
Near City Ranchi


Communications
RANCHI TWR 122.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 8855 x 148 feet
2699 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 045FCXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME RRC RANCHI 116X 116.9 At Field -
NDB RC RANCHI - 285 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet fuel avaiable but type is unknown.


Remarks
FUEL Avbl 0400-1200Z, OT 24 hr PN. (NC- J)
MISC Wx.
OPR HOURS Opr HO.



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