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Allahabad Air Force Station
|Operator||Airport Authority of India/ Indian Armed Forces|
|Location||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Elevation AMSL||322ft / 98 m|
The airport at Allahabad (IATA: IXD, ICAO: VIAL) is situated at the outskirts of the High Court city of Uttar-Pradesh Allahabad. The airport is at a distance of 12km from the main city. The airport is commonly known as Bamrauli Air Force Base. The base is serves for both military and domestic flights from various nearby airports like the Lucknow and Varanasi airport. The base serves as the headquarter for Central Air Command. But the civilian flight needs to take special permission before landing and flying in sky.
There are five commands of Indian Air force which are operational and Central air command is one of them. Its Headquarters are in Allahabad. The Central Air Comman was the number one operational group which began on May 27th in the year 1958 in Kolkata because government laid special emphasis on the defense of eastern border of India. In February 1966, the Central Air Command Headquarters were moved to Allahabad as Calcutta was considered not to be a suitable location.
Units at Lohegaon Base
There are a number of units present or resting at the base like IL-76MD, Dorrier Do-228, etc and a helicopter squardronMi-8 Hip &; Mi-17 Hip.
Kendriya Vidyalaya AFS, Bamrauli
Kendriya Vidyalaya of Allahabad city, situated in Baraulli is one of the best school of city. This temple of learning lies Allahbad air Force base area itself. The school is in a well connected network of communicating modes. Such as, the 11km distanced Allahabad Railway Station and the Civil Lines Roadways Station, which is also in Allahabad. The school offers a healthy competitive and happy environment to the students for their overall personality development. The main motto of the temple is imbibing in the basic manners and characteristic of good living in the students. Some of which are sharing, caring, loving, cooperating and helping others. The school has well equipped labs and classes for providing the best of learning to the students.
K endriya Vidayalaya, AFS South Camp,Bamrauli,Allahabad - 211012
Phine no. -+(91)-532-2580425 | 2580427