(Last Updated on : 12-02-2018)
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is situated in Borjhar, 26 kilometres from Guwahati
. Previously, it was known as 'Borjhar Airport', now it is known as Guwahati International Airport. Airports Authority of India manages the airport
and is the principal international airport of the North-Eastern States of India
. It also serves as an Indian Air Force
base. The airport has been named after the first Chief Minister of Assam
, Gopinath Bordoloi.
Structure of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is equipped with advanced amenities, facilitating the passengers. It possesses helicopter services. It has two terminals. Terminal 1 handles the domestic flight services with direct linking flights to about 10 Indian cities
. The domestic terminal can handle 500 passengers in peak hour traffic. Terminal 2 is the international terminal and has a total capacity of 125 passengers. The terminals have 14 check-in counters, one custom counter and four immigration counters. The airport has a handicraft
emporium of Assam
as a souvenir as well as jewellery
shops, cafes, internet centres and a tourist information centre.
Airlines operating at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Airlines operating at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport are AirAsia India, Air India
, Alliance Air, Druk Air, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Vistara.
Visiting Information of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Guwahati railway station
is the nearest railway station that is located 22 kilometres away. Travellers can hire private taxis to reach the airport. Guwahati bus station is located at about 140 kilometres from the airport.
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