Interesting Fact about Agatti Airport
Agatti Airport is located on the southern end of “Agatti Island”.
- Agatti is part of the union territory of “Lakshadweep” in India.
- Agatti islands open to tourism. (the Island under certain restrictions)
- Tourist required entry permit from the “Lakshadweep” Administration for visiting the island. the entry permit is issued based on the visitor having a confirmed place to stay.
- There are only two hotels or resorts in Agatti (“Agatti Island Beach Resort” & “Sea Shells Beach Resort”)
- Agatti Island is a tiny 7 km long island and it can be easily covered on foot or by bicycle.
- The airstrip was constructed during 1987−88.
- It was inaugurated on 16 April 1988.
- Agatti airport is spread over 18.56 hectares (45.9 acres).
- It has one asphalt runway
- its terminal building can handle 50 passengers during peak hours.
- It is operated by the Airports Authority of India.
- Agatti Airport (AGX)
- Length : 4,235 (1,291 m)
- IATA Code: AGX
- ICAO Code VOAT
- Latitude: 10.8237
- Longitude: 72.1760025
- Time Zone: Asia/Kolkata (GMT +5.5:00)
Map of “Agatti Island”
Source : Wekipedia
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