(Last Updated on : 19/09/2015)
Porbandar Airport is a public airport which is situated in Porbandar
in the state of Gujarat
. Porbandar is one of the popular cities of India
and well connected through air route to all major cities in India. Apart from civilian operations it also has a military presence. A new terminal building was opened in April 2008. Porbandar Airport Authority is working for the development of the airport. The authority also manages various services such as cargo and custom for security purposes.
Structure of Porbandar Airport
The airfield is spread over 278.32 acres, has a 4500 feet long runway and an apron that can accommodate 2 ATR 72 aircraft. The new 4000 sq m Terminal Building at Porbandar Airport has been built in April 2008. The building has 6 'Check-in' Counters and 2 'Conveyor Belts' in the Arrival hall. This airport is capable to handle 100 arriving and 100 departing passengers at one time. New domestic terminal is made in this airport which is equipped with latest and modern facilities. Passengers can get flights to various locations from Porbandar Airport.
Facilities at Porbandar Airport
This airport has now come up with new domestic terminal where one can get free baggage services. Wheel chairs are also available in the Arrival hall for disable person to reach the terminal easily.
Various shops and stores are available on the terminal which provides the travellers with necessary items. Passengers can satisfy their hunger by taking refreshment from the food and beverages stores. Stationery items such as books, magazine, newspapers are also easily available on the shops which help the visitors to spend their time.
Transport Facilities at Porbandar Airport
Porbandar Airport is about 5 km far from the city having many public transports which facilitates the passengers to reach the bus stand easily. Roads are well linked with other cities and states which make the journey easier and comfortable. State Transport Buses are available for Dwarka, Junagadh
and many more. One has to take taxi, bus or any other public transport to reach the Porbandar Railway Station. Frequent and regular trains are available for different destinations.