Agatti Aerodrome is located at the southern end of Agatti Island in the union territory of Lakshadweep. It was constructed during 1987-88 and was inaugurated on 16th of April 1988. This public airport is operated by the Airports Authority of India. It is regarded as the only aerodrome serving the union territory. This airport occupies about 18.56 hectares of land. The terminal building of the airport can accommodate about 50 passengers during peak hours. It has been provided with a runway which is oriented 04/22. The runway is about 1204 meters in length and has a width of about 30 meters. Navigational aids also form part of the facilities at the airport. For the extension of the airport’s runway, Airports Authority of India has obtained environmental clearance. It involves the construction of a 1,500-feet-long bridge on stilts over the sea.
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