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Surat Airport

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Name Surat Airport
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory India IN.gif
Location Magdalla, Gujarat
Serving Surat
Elevation 4.877 m <br />16 ft <br />16 ft4.877 m <br />
Type medium airport
Coordinates 21° 6' 50.62" N, 72° 44' 30.45" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 2250 m7,381.89 ft <br /> 30 m98.425 ft <br /> ASP /

Observation VASU 090500Z 21006KT 6000 NSC 35/23 Q1007 NOSIG
Station Surat Airport
Date/Time 09 May 2021 05:00:00
Wind direction 210°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount nil significant cloud
Temperature 35°C
Dew point 23°C
Humidity 50%
QNH 1007 hPa
Weather condition n/a


Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw)



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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of VASU

  • A320, Surat India, 2017 (On 4 October 2017, an Airbus A320 slightly overran the end of runway 22 at Surat during an early morning daylight landing. A temporarily displaced landing threshold meant the runway length was only 1,905 metres rather than the 2,905 metre full length. The aircraft remained on a paved surface and was undamaged. Its crew did not report the excursion which was only discovered when broken runway lighting was subsequently discovered. The Investigation found that the non-precision approach made was unstable and that a prolonged float in the subsequent flare meant that only 600 metres of runway remained ahead at touchdown.)