Jodhpur airport is a civil airport located at 5 km from main Jodhpur city. Total 12 acres of civil enclave of airport contain a terminal which can handle around 430 passengers at a time. Jodhpur airport has 2743 metres long and 45 meters wide runway. Jodhpur airport has 140 by 100 metre apron which has 3 parking bays with caoacity of 2 A320 and 1 ATR aircraft. It also shares its airside with the Jodhpur Air Base of the Indian Air Force.Jodhpur airport is equipped with night landing facilities, Instrument Landing System (ILS) along modern navigational and landing aids like DVOR/DME and NDB.
IATA Code– JDH
Operator– Airports Authority of India
Present Jodhpur airport was previous known as Jodhpur Flying Club which was setup in 1920 by Maharaja Umaid Singh. At that time it was near his Chittar Palace in Jodhpur. During world war II , this flying club used as an airfield for the Royal Air Force(RAF). Later in 1950 Royal India Air Force or present Indian Air Force upgraded it and runs it as Air Force Flying College till 1965 war.
Jodhpur Air Base : Jodhpur air base actively participate in Kargil war of 1999 and aircrafts like Mig-27s, Mig-29s,su-30 mki and Mig-25s are used by IAF.
Facilities for the passengers and visitors like cafeteria, coffee shops, pre paid taxi service, pluggage trolleys, on-call medical facilities, wheelchairs and other assistance for the physically challenged travelers.
Civil Airport, Jodhpur
Telephone: 91-291-2512934 / 2595201
Tele / Fax: 91-291-2512934