Pantnagar Airport Facts
Pantnagar Airport is a domestic airport that serves the town of Pantnagar in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is operated by the Airports Authority of India. It is the nearest airport to the Kumaon hill stations of Nainital 65 km, Bhimtal 50 km, Ranikhet 110 km and Almora 120 km and the Jim Corbett National Park 120 km.
The airstrip was able to accommodate only small aircraft until 2008, when the length of the runway was increased to 4,500 feet to accommodate larger turboprop aircraft at a cost of Rs. 750 million.