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Panagarh Airport



Panagarh Airport
IATA: none – ICAO: VEPH

Panagarh Airport
Location of Panagarh Airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Location Panagarh, India
Elevation AMSL 240 ft / 73 m
Coordinates 23°28′28″N 087°25′39″E / 23.47444°N 87.4275°E / 23.47444; 87.4275
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 2,743 9,000 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF

Panagarh Airport (ICAO: VEPH) is an airport serving Panagarh, in the state of West Bengal in India.

History

During World War II, the airport was used as a supply transport airfield from 1942-1945 by the United States Army Air Forces Tenth Air Force and as a repair and maintenance depot for B-24 Liberator heavy bombers by Air Technical Service Command.

The airport has numerous wartime relics, with abandoned taxiways and a large concrete parking ramp remaining, although not used and in a deteriorating state.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 240 feet (73 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,743 by 46 metres (8,999 × 151 ft).



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General Info
Country India
ICAO ID VEPH
Time UTC+5:30
Latitude 23.474336
23° 28' 27.61" N
Longitude 87.427508
087° 25' 39.03" E
Elevation 240 feet
73 meters
Magnetic Variation 000° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
15/33 9000 x 150 feet
2743 x 46 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Remarks
OPR HOURS Opr 0130-1430Z Mon, Wed, Fri; 0130-0830Z Tue, Thu, Sat.



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