|Airport type||Civil Enclave|
|Owner/Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Jorhat, Golaghat (Assam)|
|Elevation AMSL||311 ft / 95 m|
Location in Assam
Jorhat Airport (IATA: JRH, ICAO: VEJT) also known as Rowriah Airport is located at Rowriah, 7 Kilometres South-West of Jorhat city, Assam, India. The civil enclave, run by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is the 2nd major airport in Assam after Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport It was established in early 1950s and commonly known as Rowriah Airport because it is located at Rowriah area of the city.
Jorhat AFS is the Indian Air Force's first air base in the East. It is primarily a transport base for launching aircraft that carry out airdrops in the Naga Hills in Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.
It is equipped with two squadrons of An-32 transport aircraft and air logistics are provided from Jorhat to the Kameng, Subansiri, Siang, Lohit and Tirap districts of Arunachal Pradesh.
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