Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is the only airport after Kolkata Airport that serves to both domestic and international flights. Guwahati airport is situated in the city of Guwahati, Assam. The airport code is GAU and it flaunts a Runway that is 9000 ft. in length with an elevation of 162 ft. The airport is quite pricey and everything is above normal budget. Generally, the food and beverages obtainable at the airport are expensive. For an idea about the price range, a Cappucino here costs Rs. 70-100, 2 Samosas costs Rs.100 and 1 Veg Pattice come for Rs.60. The airport has an international appeal with cyber cafes, jewellery shops, mobile charging booths and lounge area with large-sized seats.
Recent renovations are going on and plans are being made to add an A380 ready runway and Jetways in the terminal. This will also make the airport stay open for large-sized international carriers. This renovation will also include both cosmetic and operational changes. The modern airport will include air link corridors, aero bridges and escalators.
Location of Guwahati Airport
Guwahati airport stands in the city of Guwahati, Assam. Its airport code is GAU. With a runway length of 9000 ft., the airport stands at an elevation of 162 ft.
How to Reach Guwahati Airport
To reach Guwahati Airport, you can hire Taxis. Local transport buses are another best option for reaching the airport. Travelers are advised to reach the international terminal at least 3 hours before the scheduled flight timings and domestic terminal at least 2 hours before flight departure to board the flight on time.
Domestic Airlines served at Guwahati Airport:
Air India (Bagdogra, Delhi, Imphal, Kolkata), Air India Regional (Agartala, Aizawl, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Imphal, Jorhat, Kolkata, Lilabari, Silchar), Jet Airways (Agartala, Bagdogra, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai), JetLite (Delhi, Dibrugarh, Imphal, Jorhat, Kolkata, Mumbai), Kingfisher Red (Agartala, Bagdogra, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Imphal, Jorhat, Kolkata, Lilabari, Silchar), Kingfisher Airlines (Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai), IndiGo Airlines (Delhi, Imphal, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai), Pawan Hans (Itanagar, Naharlagun, Shillong, Tawang, Tura), SpiceJet (Bagdogra, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata).
Passenger Facilities offered at Guwahati Airport:
• Medical Aid
• Free Baggage Trolleys
• Telecommunications Counter
• Gift Shop
• Wheel Chair
• Snack bar
• Assistance to physically challenged / aged / infirm
• Book Shop
• Lost and Found Baggage
• Tourist information offices of Government of India & Government of Assam