Rupsi Airport is an airport located about 15 km (8.1 NM) from Dhubri town, in Assam, India. The airstrip has remained defunct since the 1980s. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have begun work to revive the airfield. Civil operations to the airport will be begun under the Government's Regional Connectivity Scheme.The Rupsi Airfield was constructed during by the British during World War II to supply arms, manpower and ammunition to the Allied forces. It was used by the United States Army Air Forces Tenth Air Force in the China Burma India Theater.
The airport covers an area of 447 acres (181 ha) at an elevation of 131 feet (40 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 05/23 which measures 6,000 by 150 feet (1,829 m × 46 m).
Rupsi is the headquarter of Dhubri district (Assam) India. It is an old town on the bank of the Brahmaputra and Gadadhar rivers, with historical significance. In 1883, the town was first constituted as a Municipal Board under British regime. It is situated about 277.4 kilometres (172 mi) west from Dispur, the state capital of Assam.
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