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Gaya Airport

Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, (IATA: GAY, ICAO: VEGY) is a public airport serving Gaya, Bihar, India. This airport is 5 kilometres away from the temple city of Bodhgaya which is Gautama Buddha's place of enlightenment. It is the second busiest airport in Bihar after Patna.The airport operates mainly seasonal pilgrimage flights from Thailand, Myanmar, Bhutan and Sri lanka as being the gateway to the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site in the world Bodh Gaya. Air India is the only Indian airline that operates scheduled flights to and from Gaya to Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi and Yangon

Gaya airport is spread over an area of 954 acres. An additional 100 acres of land is under encroachment while another 100 acres of land from four villages is to be acquired for runway expansion. The airport terminal building, spread over 7,500 square metres can handle 250 incoming and 250 outgoing passengers. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) plans to develop the airport as a standby to the Kolkata Airport.

This airport is mainly seasonal and primarily caters to Buddhist tourists coming from Sri Lanka and South East Asian countries like Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, etc

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The following items that are banned for carriage on person/hand baggage on board flights operating from civil airports in India; and Indian Registered aircrafts from foreign airports :
Personal Items

  1. Lighters
  2. Scissors-metal with pointed tips
  3. Realistic replica of toy weapon

Sharp Objects

  1. Box Cutters
  2. Ice Axes/ Ice Picks
  3. Knives (any length and type except round-bladed, butter, and plastic cutlery)
  4. Meat Cleavers
  5. Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razors
  6. Sabers
  7. Scissors – metal with pointed tips
  8. Sword

Sporting Goods

  1. Baseball Bats
  2. Bows and Arrows
  3. Cricket Bats
  4. Golf Clubs
  5. Hockey Sticks
  6. Lacrosse Sticks
  7. Pool Cues
  8. Ski Poles
  9. Spear Guns

Guns and Firearms

  1. Ammunition
  2. BB guns
  3. Compressed Air Guns
  4. Firearms
  5. Flare Guns
  6. Gun Lighters
  7. Gun Powder
  8. Parts of Guns and Firearms
  9. Pellet Guns
  10. Realistic Replicas of Firearms
  11. Starter pistols

Tools

  1. Axes and hatchets
  2. Cattle Prods
  3. Crowbars
  4. Hammers
  5. Drills (including cordless portables power drills)
  6. Saws (including cordless portable power saws)
  7. Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits)
  8. Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers)
  9. Wrenches and Pliers

Martial Arts / Self Defense Items

  1. Billy Clubs
  2. Black Jacks
  3. Brass Knuckles
  4. Kubatons
  5. Mace/ Pepper Spray
  6. Martial Arts Weapons
  7. Night Sticks
  8. Nunchakus
  9. Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items
  10. Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices
  11. Throwing Stars

Explosive Materials

  1. Blasting Caps
  2. Dynamite
  3. Fireworks
  4. Flares (in any form)
  5. Hand Grenades
  6. Plastic Explosives
  7. Realistic Replicas of Explosives

Flammable items

  1. Liquid/Aerosol/Gel/Paste or items of similar consistency (Allowed separately, in small quantities required for the duration of journey, in one clear transparent re-sealable one liter size plastic bag. Each item should, however, not exceed 100 ml in quantity). Exception : Medicine/inhaler accompanied by prescription and baby food.
  2. Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel)
  3. Gasoline
  4. Gas Torches
  5. Lighter Fluid
  6. Strike-anywhere Matches
  7. Turpentine and paint Thinner
  8. Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries

Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items

  1. Chlorine for Pools and Spas
  2. Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers)
  3. Liquid Bleach
  4. Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs)
  5. Spray Paint
  6. Tear Gas

Note : The above mentioned are only indicative lists of items. Commonsense, however, shall prevail in assessing whether an object can be used as a weapon for committing any act of unlawful interference with civil aviation operations.

 

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Code no. 4
Code Letter C
Reference Point
Latitude 24°44'53''N
Longitude 84°56' 33" E
Land Area 589.0 Acres
Elevation 380 Ft.
Terminal Capacity
International cum Domestic
Arrival Departure
250 PAX 250 PAX
Boarding Gates
Terminal Number of Boarding Gates
Ground Floor First Floor
International 02 02
Terminal Area and No. of Counters
Terminal Area in Sq. Meters No. of counters
Check In Immigration ETVoA Custom Security
International cum Domestic 11000 05 12 04 05/03 02
; Parking Bays - International & Domestic
Type of Bay Aircraft Category
Passenger (03 Bays) (02 with Aero Bridge-01 Non-Aerobridge) AB-320, B-737-800
Isolation (01 Bay) 76 Mtrs. × 76 Mtrs.
Runway Lights
Runway Edge-Lights Center - Line
10 Yes No
28 Yes No
Approach Lights
Runway Category
10 Simple Approach (SAPL)
28 Abridge Simple Approach Light
Air Traffic Services
ACC (Area) Kolkata
Approach Procedural
Aerodrome Control Procedural
Surface ( SMC ) Combined with TWR
FIC Kolkata
Briefing Manual
Meteorology Yes
RNFC Payment Tower
DATIS / ATIS Broadcast Available (127.05 MHz)
Surveillance
ARSR + MSSR Not Available
Navigation Aids
DVOR Available
DME Available
NDB Not Available
ILS Available
CAT-I Available
Runway 28 Available
Landing Aids Visual & Instrumental
Runway Landing Aid (Category / Angle)
ISL CAT. VASI PAPI HIRL AFL SAPL
28 CAT-I - AVAILABLE AVAILABLE AVAILABLE AVAILABLE
Facilities Available in case of Aircraft Emergencies
Contact Information Facilities
Designation Tele. No.
Airport Director 91-631-2210129 Rescue & Fire fighting services (Cat-VI)
Code no. 4
Code Letter C
Reference Point
Latitude 24°44'53''N
Longitude 84°56' 33" E
Land Area 589.0 Acres
Elevation 380 Ft.
Terminal Capacity
International cum Domestic
Arrival Departure
250 PAX 250 PAX
Boarding Gates
Terminal Number of Boarding Gates
Ground Floor First Floor
International 02 02
Terminal Area and No. of Counters
Terminal Area in Sq. Meters No. of counters
Check In Immigration ETVoA Custom Security
International cum Domestic 11000 05 12 04 05/03 02
Parking Bays - International & Domestic
Type of Bay Aircraft Category
Passenger (03 Bays) (02 with Aero Bridge-01 Non-Aerobridge) AB-320, B-737-800
Isolation (01 Bay) 76 Mtrs. × 76 Mtrs.
Runway Lights
Runway Edge-Lights Center - Line
10 Yes No
28 Yes No
Approach Lights
Runway Category
10 Simple Approach (SAPL)
28 Abridge Simple Approach Light
Air Traffic Services
ACC (Area) Kolkata
Approach Procedural
Aerodrome Control Procedural
Surface ( SMC ) Combined with TWR
FIC Kolkata
Briefing Manual
Meteorology Yes
RNFC Payment Tower
DATIS / ATIS Broadcast Available (127.05 MHz)
Surveillance
ARSR + MSSR Not Available
Navigation Aids
DVOR Available
DME Available
NDB Not Available
ILS Available
CAT-I Available
Runway 28 Available
Landing Aids Visual & Instrumental
Runway Landing Aid (Category / Angle)
ISL CAT. VASI PAPI HIRL AFL SAPL
28 CAT-I - AVAILABLE AVAILABLE AVAILABLE AVAILABLE
Facilities Available in case of Aircraft Emergencies
Contact Information Facilities
Designation Tele. No.
Airport Director 91-631-2210129 Rescue & Fire fighting services (Cat-VI)
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Airports Authority of India Gaya Airport Gaya - 823004 (Bihar)
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