Jamnagar Airport or the Govardhanpur Airport Jamnagar (IATA: JGA, ICAO: VAJM) is an airport in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. It is owned by the Indian Air Force and also permits both commercial as well as private flights. The Jaguar squadron based in Jamnagar was awarded best squadron by Air Chief Marshal, and the Jamnagar base was awarded the 'Best Flying Station' for the year 2006. It is the only airport in Gujarat which has two runways.
According to a survey conducted by GIDB (Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board), traffic at Jamnagar Airport grew at 15% between 2003 and 2008. Compared to other airports in Gujarat, Jamnagar Airport has low market share but high growth. The domestic passenger demand would increase by 6% between 2016 to 2020.
During the evacuation of the people from Yemen in April 2015, a C-17 Globemaster of the Indian Air Force was sent to Djibouti from the Jamnagar Airport.
Jamnagar Airport has a single terminal spread over 35 acres. It has a capacity to handle 150 passengers at a given time. It has a small lounge including a cafeteria before the check-in counter. There is a conveyor belt in the arrivals area for the luggage. The parking apron adjoining the terminal measures 295 ft x 295 ft and can handle two Airbus A320s simultaneously.
The airport has a car parking capacity of about 50 cars.
In 2012, the government announced plans for the expansion of the terminal along with several other airports of the state.
Jamnagar Airport has daily scheduled flight to Mumbai served by Air India used an Airbus A319. From the winter of 2015, Air India is going to operate the larger Airbus A320 instead of the A319.
The flights destination are as below:
Connectivity to City
Jamnagar Airport is connected to the city by a four lane highway and is about 8 kilometers from the city. Auto and taxi facility to town center are available out side of this Airport. Hotels pickup and car rental services can be arrange prior to arrivals.