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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):

  • In addition to being known as "Silchar Airport", other names for IXS include "Kumbhirgram Air Force Base", "শিলচর বিমানবন্দর" and "কুম্ভীরগ্রাম বায়ুসেনা বেস".
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Silchar Airport (IXS) is Imphal International Airport (IMF), which is located 59 miles (94 kilometers) E of IXS.
  • - 2006 - A Boeing 737-200 aircraft of Alliance Air which was operating as CD7253 from kolkata to silchar faces a technical problem with its Flaps while attempting to land at silchar airport, after hovering over silchar for about 20 minutes the pilots then decided to take the aircraft back to kolkata as the runway in kolkata is large enough to make an emergency landing without the flaps.
  • 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.
  • - 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 (IXS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • - 8 July 2013 - Air India flight AI0754 an A319 aircraft bound for kolkata returns to silchar airport 15 minutes after takeoff due to Technical Fault as its Rear-Gear cover did not close after takeoff, all crew members and the passengers remained unharmed.
  • 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.

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 View satellite image of Imphal International Airport 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 View satellite image of MAG Osmani International Airport 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 View satellite image of Kailashahar Airport 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 View satellite image of Lengpui Airport 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 View satellite image of Shillong Airport शिल्लोंग एअरपोर्ट 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 View satellite image of Dimapur Airport 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 View satellite image of Kamalpur Airport 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 View satellite image of Khowai Airport 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 View satellite image of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport 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 View satellite image of Tezpur Airport 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 View satellite image of Agartala Airport 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 View satellite image of Kalaymyo Airport 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 View satellite image of Jorhat Airport 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 View satellite image of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport 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 View satellite image of Lilabari Airport 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 View satellite image of Chañaral Airport 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 View satellite image of La Florida Airport 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 View satellite image of Chamonate Airfield 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 View satellite image of Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport 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 View satellite image of Maria Reiche Neuman Airport 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 View satellite image of Andrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (former Cerro Moreno International Airport) 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 View satellite image of Carolina Airport 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 View satellite image of Ricardo García Posada Airport El Salvador Bajo Airport 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 View satellite image of Viña del Mar Airport 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 View satellite image of Jorge Chávez International Airport 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 View satellite image of Diego Aracena International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ilo Airport 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 View satellite image of La Unión Airport 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 View satellite image of Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport 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 View satellite image of El Loa Airport Set CJC as destination Airport Get more information about El Loa Airport