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Keshod Airport

Keshod Airport

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Keshod Airport (IATA: IXK, ICAO: VAKS) is a public airport located in Keshod, in the state of Gujarat, India. It primarily serves the cities of Junagadh and Veraval and the surrounding region.

The airport is located at an elevation of 167 ft (51 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 05/23 oriented by measures of 4,500 ft (1,372 m) in length with asphalt surface. The Airport was refurbished and revived in the late 1980s to facilitate scheduled operations. 

Keshod Airport was built by the Nawab of Junagadh, Mahabatkhanji III for his private use, by acquiring land from Kotadias (the Patel community). The last airline to fly here was Jet Airways, which ceased flying to Keshod Airport in 2000.

The Airport is managed and control by Airports Authority of India (AAI)  and has no scheduled commercial operations in this Airport at the moment.