Gorakhpur Airport is the domestic airport of Gorakhpur city, Uttar Pradesh. It is also a military base. Airports Authority of India and Indian Air Force operate his airport and its airport code is GOP. It caters to only domestic travelers. International travelers can opt for Lucknow Airport in Uttar Pradesh.
Location of Gorakhpur Airport
The airport is located at a distance of 8 km from the city of Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 83° 27’ 0” E and Latitude: 26° 44’ 0” N. Runway length of this airport is 9000 ft. and elevation is 259 ft.
How to Reach Gorakhpur Airport
Frequent city buses are available from Gorakhpur city to airport. They may be a bit crowded and it may be difficult to carry luggage as buses have limited space. Taxis are another option. They are fast and comfortable. Taxis are also a better choice for carrying heavy baggage. Travelers should reach the domestic terminal at least 2 hours before flight departure.
The airport has a single domestic terminal. The terminal has a peak hour passenger handling capacity of 50. Domestic airlines operating from this airport include Jetlite with direct flights to Delhi.
The airport is small as compared to Lucknow International Airport and handles less number of domestic travelers. This airport does not have any special lounges or food court. Here travelers can get only a few services. The airport has following facilities like drinking water, washrooms, and information service. General taxi service and local bus services are also there.
Contact Information For any inquiries Gorakhpur Airport Authorities can be contacted at the following address:
Address Airport-in-Charge Airports Authority of India (NAD) Gorakhpur Airport Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh