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    Agartalal Airfield (Agartala) Tripura State India

Location
Lat 23° 53' 13N 91° 14' 25E  Agartalal Airfield is located in Tripura State in northeast India near the present day border with Bangladesh. Wartime allied spelling Agartalal. Also spelled Agartala.

American units based at Agartalal
4th CCG, 16th CCS (C-46) Sylhet December 26, 1944 - January 31, 1945 Chittagong
4th CCG, 14th CCS (C-46) Sylhet ? - January 31, 1945 Chittagong
4th CCG, 13th CCS (C-46) Sylhet January 2, 1945 - January 31, 1945 Chittagong
4th CCG, HQ ? - January 5, 1945 Chittagong

Today
Still in use today as Agartala Airport. This small airport has a single runway oriented 36/18 measuring 7,500' x 148' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes ICAO: VEAT / IATA: IXA. Serviced by several regional airlines including IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India Regional.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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