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Tezpur Airport

Airport type  Military/Public
Location  Tezpur, Assam
05/23  9,010
Code  TEZ
Phone  03712 258 441
Operator  Indian Air Force
Elevation AMSL  240 ft / 73 m
9,010  2,746
Elevation  73 m
Tezpur Airport
Address  P.O.- Haleswar, Tezpur, Assam 784104
Owner  Airports Authority of India
Similar  Dekargaon, Kendriya Vidyalaya No 2, Kendriya Vidyalaya No1, Tezpur Railway Station, Tezpur University

Tezpur Airport (IATA: TEZ, ICAO: VETZ) is located in Tezpur in the state of Assam, India. It is also known as Salonibari Airport based on the village/township of Salonibari where it is located.

History

The airfield in Tezpur was constructed by the British Royal Indian Air Force during World War II in 1942. It was used by the United States Army Air Forces Tenth Air Force as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber base by the 7th Bombardment Group. After the war, it was subsequently developed into a full-fledged air force base in 1959. Since its inception, it has been one of the most active bases in the Northeast of India with a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft operating from there.

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

References

Tezpur Airport Wikipedia


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