'''Bikaner Airport or Nal Airport '''is the domestic airport of Bikaner, Rajasthan. It is operated by Airports Authority of India and its airport code is BKB. It caters to only domestic travelers. No international airlines operate from this airport. International travelers can opt for Jaipur International Airport to reach their international destinations. Bikaner Airport is an important military base and acts as civil airport only in tourist season.
Rajasthan is the most popular tourist destination of India. Millions of tourists come to this state every year. The city of Bikaner is famous for its forts, palaces and temples. Tourists can catch a direct flight from Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Mumbai to reach Bikaner. Bikaner airport has considerably reduced the time needed to reach the city by road.
'''Location of Bikaner Airport '''
Bikaner airport is located at a distance of 9km from the city of Bikaner. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 73° 18’ 0” E and Latitude: 28° 1’ 0” N. Runway length of this airport is 9186 ft. and elevation is 750 ft. Travelers can take buses or taxis to reach the airport. It is better to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before the flight departure.
'''Terminals of Bikaner Airport'''
Bikaner airport has single domestic terminal. The terminal has a peak hour passenger handling capacity of 20. Domestic airlines operating from this airport are Indian Airlines and Alliance Air with seasonal flights to destinations like Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Mumbai.
'''Facilities Available at Bikaner Airport'''
Bikaner Airport is small as compared to Jaipur International Airport and handles less number of domestic travelers. This airport does not have any extravagant lounges or restaurants but it offers basic facilities for the convenience of the travelers like drinking water, rest rooms, taxi service and customer help service.
For any inquiries Bikaner Airport Authorities can be contacted at the following address:
Airports Authority of India (NAD)
Nal(Bikaner) Airport, Nal(Bikaner)