4 Facts About Diu Airport

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  1. Diu Airport was built in 1954 when Diu was part of Portuguese India. Transportes Aéreos da Índia Portuguesa (TAIP) commenced operations to Diu on 16 August 1955. The airline linked Diu with Goa, Daman and Karachi until December 1961.
  2. Ahmedabad airport, located around 412 kms from Diu, is the nearest international airport. The domestic airports located in proximity to Diu Airport is Rajkot Airport, Porbandar Airport, Bhavnagar Airport, and Jamnagar Airport.
  3. Diu Airport is a medium-sized airport. It is connected to an apron measuring 60 by 90 metres via two taxiways and its main runway 05/23 is 5922 ft (1826m) long and 45m wide. The airport terminal can accommodate 75 passengers each in the arrival and departure halls.
  4. Diu Airport is a civilian aerodrome located at Diu in the Union Territory of Daman and Diu, India. Besides Diu, it also serves the neighbouring areas of Gujarat, including Veraval and Jafrabad.

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