Silchar Airport or Kumbhirgram Airport is a domestic airport of Silchar city in the state of Assam. Airports Authority of India is the operator of this airport and its airport code is IXS.
Location of Silchar Airport
Silchar Airport is located at a distance of 24 km from Silchar city center in Assam. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 92° 31’ 0” E and Latitude: 24° 58’ 0” N. The airport is spread over 36.70 Acres at an elevation of 353 ft. Other airports in the vicinity are Imphal Airport (94 Km), Lengpui Airport (124 Km), Agartala Airport (155 Km) and Guwahati Airport (195 Km). Guwahati airport is an international airport.
How to Reach Silchar Airport
Travelers can reach the airport from Silchar city either by using public transport like buses or private cars on rent or taxis. Arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before the flight departure makes it convenient to complete all the security checking in time.
Terminals of Silchar Airport
Silchar Airport has only one domestic terminal. Domestic airlines operating from this airport are Air India Regional, Kingfisher Airlines, North East Shuttle and Indian Airlines with direct flights to destinations like Agartala, Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, and Aizawl.
Facilities Available at Silchar Airport
Facilities available at the Silchar Airport include: • Magazine stand and TR stall • Snack Bars and beverage bars • Fruits and Juice Counter • PCO (STD/ISD) • Drinking Water • Free Baggage Trolleys • Telephone security hold area • Wheelchair and Medical Aid • Assistance to physically challenged / Aged / Infirm • Restroom • City bus service • General taxi service • Car rental service
Food and beverages available here cost higher than their normal prices. For instance, you can buy 1 ice cream scoop for Rs. 70, 1 Batata Wada for Rs.50, one Mysore Dosa for Rs. 120 and a Latte for Rs. 80-100.
Contact Information You can get in touch with Silchar Airport authorities for any information at the following address:
Address Senior Manager (Aero) AAI Silchar Airport Kumbhigram - 788109 Telephone: 91-3842-32646 Fax: 91-3842-84380