Jodhpur Airport is the domestic airport of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. It is operated by Airports Authority of India and its airport code is JDH. 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. Jodhpur airport is also an important air force base.
Rajasthan is a very popular tourist destination of India and attracts millions of tourists every year. The city of Jodhpur is famous for its forts, palaces and gardens. Tourists can catch a direct flight from Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Mumbai to reach Jodhpur. Jodhpur airport has considerably reduced the time needed to reach the city by road.
Location of Jodhpur Airport
Jodhpur airport is located at a distance of 5km from the city of Jodhpur. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 73° 3’ 0” E and Latitude: 26° 15’ 0” N. Runway length of this airport is 9000 ft. and elevation is 717 ft. Other airports near Jodhpur Airport are Jaipur Airport (340 Km), Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur (275 Km). 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.
Terminal of Jodhpur Airport
Jodhpur airport has single terminal. The terminal has a peak hour passenger handling capacity of 200. Domestic airlines operating from this airport are Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Kingfisher with regular flights to destinations like Jaipur, Udaipur, Delhi and Mumbai.
Facilities Available at Jodhpur Airport
Jodhpur 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 Jodhpur Airport authorities can be contacted at the following address:
Airports Authority of India (NAD)
Telephone: 91-291-2512928, 91-291-2512946