Chandigarh airport is the domestic airport located in the city of Chandigarh. It is operated by Airports Authority of India and its airport code is IXC. The union territory of Chandigarh will soon get an International airport and the domestic airport will be integrated with it.
Location of Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh airport is located at a distance of 12km from city bus stand. The geographical coordinates of this airport are Latitude: 3° 4° 29" N and Longitude: 76° 47' 26" E. It covers an area of 16 acres. Runway length of this airport is 8950 ft. and elevation is 1012 ft. Other airports near Chandigarh airport are Shimla Airport (100 Km), Ludhiana Airport (110 Km) and Kangra Airport (250 Km) by road.
How to reach Chandigarh Airport Regular buses ply to and from Chandigarh Airport. You can also take taxis and autorickshaws to reach airport. It is better to arrive here at least 2 hours before flight timings.
Terminals of Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh airport has two domestic terminals. Domestic airlines operating from this airport are Go Air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and MDLR Airlines with regular flights to destinations like Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, Jammu, Kolkata, Srinagar and Ranchi. International travelers can opt for either Delhi International Airport or Amritsar International Airport to fly to international destinations.
Facilities available at Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh Airport has many facilities for the convenience of travelers. Travelers can avail following facilities at the airport: • Luggage Trolleys • Taxi/Auto service • Telephone in Security Hold Area • Wheel chair for disabled passengers • Toilets • Rest rooms for transit passenger • Lost& Found Baggage • Car Rental Service • Inter-State Taxi / Car Service • ATMs • Snack Bars • Tea and coffee • Restaurants
Expansion of the Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh Airport will soon be an International airport. It will be the biggest airport serving the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Expansion will include a new international terminal, up gradation of domestic terminal, three link taxiways, parallel taxi track, cargo complex and hangers of flying club activities and runway extension. Airport will also get many shops, restaurants and all other facilities for the convenience of domestic as well as international travelers.