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BHJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BHJ / VABJ
Airport Names:
  1. Civil Enclave Bhuj
  2. Bhuj Rudra Mata Airport
  3. Bhuj Airport
  4. Bhuj Rudra Mata Air Force Base
Location: Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India
GPS Coordinates: 23°17'16"N by 69°40'13"E
Area Served: Bhuj
Operator/Owner: Indian Air ForceAirports Authority of India
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 257 feet (78 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Civil Enclave Bhuj (BHJ):

  • Because of Civil Enclave Bhuj's relatively low elevation of 257 feet, planes can take off or land at Civil Enclave Bhuj at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In 2013, a report by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security stated that Bhuj Airport faced a security threat due to lack of "hand-held metal detectors" or an "explosive trace detector".
  • The furthest airport from Civil Enclave Bhuj (BHJ) is Mataveri International Airport (IPC), which is nearly antipodal to Civil Enclave Bhuj (meaning Civil Enclave Bhuj is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Mataveri International Airport), and is located 12,163 miles (19,574 kilometers) away in Easter Island, Chile.
  • The closest airport to Civil Enclave Bhuj (BHJ) is Kandla Airport (IXY), which is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) ESE of BHJ.
  • The airport was damaged in the 2001 Gujarat earthquake and was renovated at a cost of 400 million.
  • In the 1930s Tata Air Lines won a government contract to run a bi-weekly service from Karachi to Colombo via Bhuj, Ahmedabad, Bombay, Hyderabad, Madras and Trichinopoly.
  • Civil Enclave Bhuj (BHJ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Civil Enclave Bhuj", other names for BHJ include "Bhuj Rudra Mata Airport", "Bhuj Airport" and "Bhuj Rudra Mata Air Force Base".

Map of Nearest Airports from Civil Enclave Bhuj:

List of Nearest Airports from Civil Enclave Bhuj:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.86 miles (48.06 km) ESEKandla Airport (IXY)Gandhidham / Kandla, IndiaView Kandla Airport on a map Set IXY as destination Airport Get more information about Kandla Airport
260.84 miles (97.92 km) SSEJamnagar Airport (JGA)Jamnagar, Gujurat, IndiaView Jamnagar Airport on a map Set JGA as destination Airport Get more information about Jamnagar Airport
397.79 miles (157.38 km) SERajkot Airport (RAJ)Rajkot, IndiaView Rajkot Airport on a map Set RAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Rajkot Airport
4141.47 miles (227.67 km) SSEKeshod Airport (IXK)Keshod, IndiaView Keshod Airport on a map Set IXK as destination Airport Get more information about Keshod Airport
5162.54 miles (261.59 km) NNWHyderabad Airportحیدرآباد ہوائی اڈا (HDD)Hyderabad, PakistanView Hyderabad Airportحیدرآباد ہوائی اڈا on a map Set HDD as destination Airport Get more information about Hyderabad Airportحیدرآباد ہوائی اڈا
6170.31 miles (274.09 km) NNWSindhri Airport (MPD)Sindhri Tharparkar, PakistanView Sindhri Airport on a map Set MPD as destination Airport Get more information about Sindhri Airport
7188.84 miles (303.91 km) ESardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)Ahmedabad, IndiaView Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on a map Set AMD as destination Airport Get more information about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
8192.41 miles (309.65 km) ESEBhavnagar Airport (BHU)Bhavnagar, IndiaView Bhavnagar Airport on a map Set BHU as destination Airport Get more information about Bhavnagar Airport
9193.80 miles (311.89 km) NWJinnah International Airport (KHI)Karachi, PakistanView Jinnah International Airport on a map Set KHI as destination Airport Get more information about Jinnah International Airport
10195.11 miles (313.99 km) SSEDiu Airport (DIU)Diu, IndiaView Diu Airport on a map Set DIU as destination Airport Get more information about Diu Airport
11235.54 miles (379.06 km) ESECivil Airport Harni (BDQ)Vadodara, IndiaView Civil Airport Harni on a map Set BDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Civil Airport Harni
12247.32 miles (398.02 km) SESurat Airport (STV)Surat, Gujarat, IndiaView Surat Airport on a map Set STV as destination Airport Get more information about Surat Airport
13259.05 miles (416.89 km) NNEJaisalmer Airport (JSA)Jaisalmer, IndiaView Jaisalmer Airport on a map Set JSA as destination Airport Get more information about Jaisalmer Airport
14272.65 miles (438.78 km) NKadanwari Airport (KCF)Kadanwari, PakistanView Kadanwari Airport on a map Set KCF as destination Airport Get more information about Kadanwari Airport
15282.19 miles (454.15 km) ENEUdaipur Airport (UDR)Udaipur, IndiaView Udaipur Airport on a map Set UDR as destination Airport Get more information about Udaipur Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Civil Enclave Bhuj:

List of Furthest Airports from Civil Enclave Bhuj:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,162.98 miles (19,574.38 km) SSWMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
210,879.02 miles (17,508.05 km) ETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
310,681.53 miles (17,190.22 km) EPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
410,622.86 miles (17,095.80 km) ETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
510,587.97 miles (17,039.65 km) ENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
610,429.16 miles (16,784.07 km) EHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
710,385.96 miles (16,714.53 km) EFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
810,362.93 miles (16,677.48 km) SWSeymour Airport (GPS)Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView Seymour Airport on a map Set GPS as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Airport
910,358.56 miles (16,670.44 km) SWSan Cristóbal Airport (SCY)San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView San Cristóbal Airport on a map Set SCY as destination Airport Get more information about San Cristóbal Airport
1010,326.18 miles (16,618.33 km) ESEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1110,291.21 miles (16,562.06 km) ERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
1210,228.61 miles (16,461.30 km) EMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1310,126.37 miles (16,296.77 km) EAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1410,122.64 miles (16,290.77 km) WSWJorge Chávez International Airport (LIM)Callao (near Lima), PeruView Jorge Chávez International Airport on a map Set LIM as destination Airport Get more information about Jorge Chávez International Airport
1510,119.67 miles (16,286.00 km) WSWTeniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport (CHM)Chimbote, Ancash Region, PeruView Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport on a map Set CHM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport