Khajuraho Airport VEKO


Khajuraho Airport VEKO

Vinay Garg | - 08/10/2017
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Khajuraho Airport (also known as Civil Aerodrome Khajuraho) is located in the Khajuraho, Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India. Its main function is to facilitate tourism to the UNESCO protected Khajuraho Group of Monuments. Here’s what you need to know.

City: Khajuraho  Country: India 
Aircraft handled: B737 Latitude/longitude: 244912N 0795506E
Elevation: 728 FT Mar Var: 0.50°W (1985)
Time zone: +5.30 UTC AOE: N/A
Fuel types: Jet-A1   Airport type: Domestic 
Ground frequency 127.875 MHZ (ATIS) PCN: 55/F/C/W/T Bitumen
Runways: 1 Runway length: 2286 x 45 m 
Airport slots: Yes  Fuel type: Jet A1
Tower frequency: 118.15 MHZ  Fire category:  CAT – 6

Languages spoken at Khajuraho Airport: Hindi and English

Navaid available: DVOR, NDB, DME, LLZ, DME(ILS), GP

Airport operating hours: 0400-1200 UTC (check with NOTAMs)

ATC hours: Should be checked with ATC before the flight. The watch hour can be extended with prior coordination with APD/ATC. Positive slot approval from VEKO APD office is required.

On the Ground 

Ramp facilities: GH equipment, transport, and first aid/emergency services are available.

Passenger facilities: There is no GA terminal. An agent is required to provide baggage assistance and assist guests with security clearance.

Maintainance and hangars: These are limited and only available through a commercial airliner.

Crew facilities: There is no GA terminal. Like for passengers, an agent is required to provide baggage assistance and guide crew through security and ATC clearance.

Parking facilities: Due to limited parking, pre-approval from APD office is required for all flight operations. The aircraft should carry a tow bar on board.

Customs and Immigration: There are no Customs and Immigration at this station.

Alternatives to Khajuraho Airport: VEBN, VABP, VAID

Security and safety:

  • Guest are advised to follow their planned schedule with a pre-appointed guide
  • Use hotel transport and avoid traveling at night
  • Avoid wearing expensive jewelry
  • Always take heed of travel alerts and frequent warnings
  • Beware of people pretending to represent charities – always check for authenticity before making donations
  • Attached your local telephone or travel consultant’s number to your passport
  • Women traveling alone should try to get accommodation close to other female travelers

Distance to city: 5km (10 mins)

Dining: Authentic local dishes and a broad range of international cuisine are widely available.

Contact Numbers:

Emergency: +91 7686-272810 , 2747666 , 7866274766  (ATC)

Police: +91 (7686)-274 032  or  100

Fire: 101

Tourist Information 

Tourist attractions:

1. Khajuraho Temples – Khajuraho temples are declared World Heritage Sites dating from 950-1050 AD.

2. Lakshmana Temple – Lakshmana temple is the second largest temple in Khajuraho, dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

3. Panna National Park – here you can find one of the best Tiger reserves in India.

4. Raneh Falls – Raneh Falls is located a half hour drive from Khajuraho and the rock formations and forests make it popular with nature lovers.

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During the summer months, the maximum temperature recorded is 47°C. The summer season generally begins in the month of March and lasts until May. Expect it to be hot and humid.

Accommodation close to Khajuraho Airport:

  • Radisson Jass Hotel
  • Hotel Clarks, Khajuraho
  • The Lalit Temple View
  • Ramada Khajuraho
  • Hotel Chandela

For assistance with your operation to Khajuraho Airport, or another location in India, contact