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SHIMLA AIRPORT :

Shimla Airport (IATA: SLV, ICAO: VISM) is an airport located in Jabarhatti, 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Shimla in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.The airport was constructed by cutting down a mountaintop and leveling the area to form the single runway. The small apron has space for two small aircraft (Dornier Do 228) to park simultaneously. The small terminal can handle 50 persons for arriving flights, but only 40 for departing flights.Kingfisher Airlines, operating the sole daily flight from Delhi, could not carry more than 28 passengers on its return journey because of load restrictions imposed on the aircraft due to Shimla's high altitude. It ceased operations to Shimla in September 2012

Shimla Airport History:

Shimla Airport is situated in the region of Jabarhatti in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This airport is made by demolishing the mountains and leveling the area to form a runway. The runway of this airport is of 1230 meters which can handle average airlines to land on this airport. The aerodrome of Shimla airport can store two medium size aircrafts at a time. Initially, flights by private jets were allowed on this airport but now a direct flight to Delhi runs from here. This airport is also used for the purpose of Pilot training by various government institutes to train ne budding pilots.

Shimla Airport Terminals:

Terminal 1: Domestic - Shimla airport has only one terminal which runs small planes and one major airline. Flights by Kingfisher airlines are available from Shimla to Delhi which runs on specific timings. Also private jets of VIP’s also land on this airport. Domestic terminal also serve trainers who train new pilots.

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Jagson Airlines- Delhi

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