Latur Airport (IATA: LTU, ICAO: VALT) is a public airport located near Chincholiraowadi, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of the city of Latur, in the Marathwada region of the Maharashtra state in India.
== History ==
Latur Airport was constructed in 1991 by the Public Works Department (PWD) and then handed over to Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation in April 2000,
During 2006–2008, it was upgraded at a cost of nearly Rs. 140 million, including a longer runway, New terminal building and car park.
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