How to Reach Tripura by Air

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Agartala Airport (IATAIXAICAOVEAT) is a domestic airport located 12 km (6.5 nautical miles) northwest of the city of Agartala, the capital of the state of Tripura in India. It is administered by the Airports Authority of India(AAI). It is the 2nd busiest airport in northeast India after Guwahati and is proposed to be upgraded as an International Airport. A modern Air Traffic Control tower is being set up for the purpose The state capital, Agartala is well connected by air with Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi and Chennai. A flight from Guwahati or Kolkata takes about 50 minutes to reach Agartala.The airport was designed and built in 1942 by the Maharaja of Tripura Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. It had one primary runway, 05/23, which is now used as a taxiway to Runway 18/36. During World War II, the airport was used by the 4th Combat Cargo Group (4the CCG) of the United States Army Air Forces Tenth Air Force, flying Curtiss C-46 Commando transport aircraft over Burma. The airport was used as a supply point from which the unit air-dropped pallets of supplies and ammunition to the advancing Allied forces on the ground. The 4th CCG operated from the airport during December 1944 and January 1945, after which it moved to Chittagong. The following airlines are flying from the several destinations, these are;  

          The state has three more small airports at Khowai, Kamalpur and Kailashahar where small-chartered planes can land but they are not functional at present. But  helicopter service is functional in these places presently. For more details you may contact with Mr. Sankar Shil, In-charge, Helicopter, TRTC, Krishnagar, Agartala, Tripura (W), Contact No. +919862017725