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IXS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IXS / VEKU
Airport Names:
  1. Silchar Airport
  2. Kumbhirgram Air Force Base
  3. শিলচর বিমানবন্দর
  4. কুম্ভীরগ্রাম বায়ুসেনা বেস
Location: Silchar, India
GPS Coordinates: 24°54'47"N by 92°58'42"E
Area Served: Silchar, Hailakandi, Karimganj
Operator/Owner: Indian Air Force
Airport Type: Public, military
Elevation: 352 feet (107 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Silchar Airport (IXS):

  • Silchar Airport (IXS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Silchar Airport's relatively low elevation of 352 feet, planes can take off or land at Silchar Airport 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.
  • JetKonnect ATR72 at Silchar airport
  • In December 1985, Indian Airlines operated the first all-woman crew flight in the world from Kolkata to Silchar using a Fokker F-27 Friendship aircraft which was commanded by Captain Saudamini Deshmukh along with first officer Nivedita Bhasin.
  • In addition to being known as "Silchar Airport", other names for IXS include "Kumbhirgram Air Force Base", "শিলচর বিমানবন্দর" and "কুম্ভীরগ্রাম বায়ুসেনা বেস".
  • - 29 August 1970 – A Fokker F-27 Friendship 400 flight of Indian Airlines struck a hill shortly after take-off from Silchar for a flight to Guwahati.
  • The furthest airport from Silchar Airport (IXS) is Chañaral Airport (CNR), which is located 11,410 miles (18,363 kilometers) away in Chañaral, Atacama Region, Chile.
  • - 29 March 1959 – A Douglas C-47A-90-DL flight of Indian Airlines was operating on a flight from Calcutta to Imphal via Agartala and Silchar.
  • Silchar airport is situated at an elevation of 338 feet above the sea level.
  • The closest airport to Silchar Airport (IXS) is Imphal International Airport (IMF), which is located 59 miles (94 kilometers) E of IXS.

Map of Nearest Airports from Silchar Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Silchar Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
158.53 miles (94.19 km) EImphal International Airport (IMF)Imphal, IndiaView Imphal International Airport on a map Set IMF as destination Airport Get more information about Imphal International Airport
269.73 miles (112.23 km) WMAG Osmani International Airport (ZYL)Sylhet, BangladeshView MAG Osmani International Airport on a map Set ZYL as destination Airport Get more information about MAG Osmani International Airport
373.96 miles (119.03 km) SWKailashahar Airport (IXH)Kailashahar, IndiaView Kailashahar Airport on a map Set IXH as destination Airport Get more information about Kailashahar Airport
477.60 miles (124.88 km) SSWLengpui Airport (AJL)Aizawl, IndiaView Lengpui Airport on a map Set AJL as destination Airport Get more information about Lengpui Airport
582.98 miles (133.54 km) NWShillong Airport शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट (SHL)Shillong, IndiaView Shillong Airport शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट on a map Set SHL as destination Airport Get more information about Shillong Airport शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट
683.34 miles (134.13 km) NEDimapur Airport (DMU)Dimapur, IndiaView Dimapur Airport on a map Set DMU as destination Airport Get more information about Dimapur Airport
790.95 miles (146.38 km) SWKamalpur Airport (IXQ)Kamalpur, IndiaView Kamalpur Airport on a map Set IXQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kamalpur Airport
8104.56 miles (168.27 km) SWKhowai Airport (IXN)Khowai, IndiaView Khowai Airport on a map Set IXN as destination Airport Get more information about Khowai Airport
9119.74 miles (192.70 km) NWLokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)Guwahati, IndiaView Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on a map Set GAU as destination Airport Get more information about Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
10124.88 miles (200.97 km) NTezpur Airport (TEZ)Tezpur, Assam, IndiaView Tezpur Airport on a map Set TEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tezpur Airport
11130.13 miles (209.42 km) WSWAgartala Airport (IXA)Agartala, IndiaView Agartala Airport on a map Set IXA as destination Airport Get more information about Agartala Airport
12137.01 miles (220.50 km) SSEKalaymyo Airport (KMV)Kalemyo, Myanmar (Burma)View Kalaymyo Airport on a map Set KMV as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaymyo Airport
13146.05 miles (235.04 km) NNEJorhat Airport (JRH)Jorhat, IndiaView Jorhat Airport on a map Set JRH as destination Airport Get more information about Jorhat Airport
14178.30 miles (286.94 km) WSWHazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)Dhaka, BangladeshView Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on a map Set DAC as destination Airport Get more information about Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport
15178.66 miles (287.52 km) NNELilabari Airport (IXI)Assam, IndiaView Lilabari Airport on a map Set IXI as destination Airport Get more information about Lilabari Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Silchar Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Silchar Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,410.23 miles (18,362.95 km) WChañaral Airport (CNR)Chañaral, Atacama Region, ChileView Chañaral Airport on a map Set CNR as destination Airport Get more information about Chañaral Airport
211,407.79 miles (18,359.01 km) WSWLa Florida Airport (LSC)La Serena, ChileView La Florida Airport on a map Set LSC as destination Airport Get more information about La Florida Airport
311,394.13 miles (18,337.04 km) WSWChamonate Airfield (CPO)Copiapó, Atacama Region, ChileView Chamonate Airfield on a map Set CPO as destination Airport Get more information about Chamonate Airfield
411,393.23 miles (18,335.58 km) SWCapitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport (PIO)Pisco, PeruView Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport on a map Set PIO as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport
511,390.56 miles (18,331.29 km) SWMaria Reiche Neuman Airport (NZC)Nazca, Ica Region, PeruView Maria Reiche Neuman Airport on a map Set NZC as destination Airport Get more information about Maria Reiche Neuman Airport
611,387.70 miles (18,326.68 km) WAndrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (former Cerro Moreno International Airport) (ANF)Antofagasta, ChileView Andrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (former Cerro Moreno International Airport) on a map Set ANF as destination Airport Get more information about Andrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (former Cerro Moreno International Airport)
711,368.31 miles (18,295.47 km) WCarolina Airport (CLN)Carolina, Maranhão, BrazilView Carolina Airport on a map Set CLN as destination Airport Get more information about Carolina Airport
811,358.14 miles (18,279.12 km) WRicardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport (ESR)El Salvador, ChileView Ricardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport on a map Set ESR as destination Airport Get more information about Ricardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport
911,347.00 miles (18,261.19 km) SWViña del Mar Airport (KNA)Viña del Mar, ChileView Viña del Mar Airport on a map Set KNA as destination Airport Get more information about Viña del Mar Airport
1011,335.72 miles (18,243.03 km) SWJorge 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
1111,322.72 miles (18,222.10 km) WSWDiego Aracena International Airport (IQQ)Iquique, ChileView Diego Aracena International Airport on a map Set IQQ as destination Airport Get more information about Diego Aracena International Airport
1211,312.35 miles (18,205.42 km) WSWIlo Airport (ILQ)Ilo, Moquegua Region, PeruView Ilo Airport on a map Set ILQ as destination Airport Get more information about Ilo Airport
1311,309.43 miles (18,200.72 km) SWLa Unión Airport (LUI)La Unión, Honduras[disambiguation needed]View La Unión Airport on a map Set LUI as destination Airport Get more information about La Unión Airport
1411,297.45 miles (18,181.44 km) SWComodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)Santiago, ChileView Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport on a map Set SCL as destination Airport Get more information about Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
1511,279.31 miles (18,152.24 km) WEl Loa Airport (CJC)Calama, Antofagasta Region, ChileView El Loa Airport on a map Set CJC as destination Airport Get more information about El Loa Airport