Srinagar Airport or Sheikh ul Alam Airport lies in the pleasant city of Srinagar. Srinagar is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. This airport is an international airport and its airport code is SXR. Srinagar Airport is named after Sheikh-ul-Alam or Sheikh Noor-ud-din Noorani or Nund Rishi, a Kashmiri saint.
Location of Srinagar Airport
Srinagar Airport is at a distance of 12 km from the city center of Srinagar. It takes about 25 mins to reach the airport from city by car. Geographical location of Srinagar airport is Longitude: 74° 46’ 27” E and Latitude: 33° 59’ 14” N. Runway length of the airport is 12040 ft and elevation is 5458 ft. The airport is spread over an area of 52.6 Acres.
Terminals of Srinagar Airport
Srinagar airport has an international terminal and a domestic terminal. Air India Express operates regular direct flights to Dubai.
Domestic Airlines at Srinagar Airport
Domestic airlines operating from Srinagar airport include GoAir, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Jetlite, SpiceJet and Kingfisher Airlines. There are regular flights to Bangalore, Leh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Jammu, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
Facilities at Srinagar Airport
Srinagar airport has facilities like ATMs, money exchange counters, snack and beverage counters, baggage trolleys etc.
Travelers have following provisions at the airport:
• Baggage Trolleys and wheel chair for disabled passengers
• Medical / First Aid Room
• Tourist Information
• Car Rental
• Drinking Water
• Money Exchange
• STD / ISD / PCO
• Pre-paid Taxi
• Gift Shops
• Restaurant and Snack Bars
• Tea / Coffee Vending Machines
• Soft Drink Vending Machines
Contact Information of Srinagar Airport
Srinagar Airport Authorities can be contacted at the following address:
Airports Authority of India (NAD)
Jammu & Kashmir.
Telephone: 91-194-431521, 09419000910( M ), 0194-2303311( O ), 0194-2430134(R ), 91-194-431193
Fax 91-194-434327, 0194-2303313