Airport (इलाहाबाद एयरपोर्ट, الہ آباد ہوائی اڈا) or Bamrauli Air Force Base (IATA: IXD, ICAO: VIAL) is located at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
. It is at a distance of 12 km (7.5 mi) from Allahabad city and is operational for domestic flights. Nearest other operational airports are Lucknow
. Allahabad Airport. Currently two flights operate from this airport, both being Air India Regional, to Delhi.
The Airport currently doesn't have Night landing facility, but in near future the system would be installed as a part of upgrading the airport. The Airport has VOR (Very High Frequency Omni Range) and DME (Distance Measuring Equipment) installed as part of up gradation in 2011.
Allahabad airport's area is 1 Acre, the terminal.s capacity being 50, for both arrival and departure. It's a civil enclave. The adjoining concrete apron measures 500 by 150 metres, and has 2 parking bays to cater to 1 CRJ and 1 ATR aircraft simultaneously. Allahabad's runway is oriented 12/30, is 8125 metres long and 150 metres wide. The Airfield has ground lighting facility and also equipped with Instrument Landing System (ILS) as well as Navigational facilities like DVOR/DME and an NDB.
Central Air Command
The Central Air Command is one of the five operational commands of the Indian Air Force. Currently headquartered in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, it had its beginning as No 1 Operational Group on 27 May 1958 at Ranikutir in Calcutta as a part of the Govt's increasing emphasis on defence of the eastern borders.Calcutta was considered inappropriate location for the Central Air Command Headquarters and it was relocated at Allahabad in February 1966.
Airlines and destinations :
Air India Regional