Amritsar Airport (Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport)

The Amritsar International Airport is known as Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport and is located on the Amritsar-Ajnala road, which is approximately 11 km northwest of the main city. The airport was named after the fourth Sikh Guru and founder of Amritsar, Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji. It serves as a joint airport for states of Punjab, Jammu division in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and the state of Himachal Pradesh in India.


The Amritsar airport is one of the largest airports in North India and currently handles a total of 100 domestic as well as international flights. Amritsar is a popular city in Punjab and various flights to Amritsar are available from various parts of the country and the world. The airport received 7, 56,147 passenger movements and 9,071 aircraft movements during the year April 2010 to March 2011. The airport has seen a rise in number of international flights. A new integrated terminal at the Amritsar airport was inaugurated on 25th February 2009. The airport amalgamates the best of technology with Indian style architecture and colors.


There is only one terminal at the airport which serves both domestic and international passengers. The new terminal has the capacity of handling 1,200 passengers at any time. The airport reports an annual handling capacity of 1.46 million passengers. The integrated building has 30 check-in counters, 4 X-ray scanners (for baggage), 26 immigration Counters, 10 custom counters, 12 security check booths, and 4 conveyor belts for arrivals. Many new features and plans are underway to make the Amritsar airport one of the best airports in the county.

Other facilities at the airport include duty free shop, foreign currency exchange, a book store, restaurant and other shops. Some of the most common flight operators which provide cheap domestic as well as international flight services to Amritsar airport are Air India, Air India Express, Jet Airways, Jet Connect, Qatar Airways, Spice Jet, Turkeminstan Airline and Uzbekistan Airways. The Lahore airport in Pakistan, which is at a distance of only 42 km from Amritsar, is the nearest overseas airport.

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 Getting to and fro from the airport

Trains hide 

The Amritsar railway station is around 23 km from the airport and tourists can take buses or hire cabs in order to reach to and from the Amritsar airport. The plan of constructing a monorail line from the Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) and the Railway Station in Amritsar to the airport is under purview. 

Buses hide 

The Amritsar bus stand is around 22 km from the Amritsar airport and takes around 30 minutes to cover the distance. Intermittent bus services are available from the airport. Check with the airport authorities for timings. 

Taxi hide 

There are car rental services and general taxi services available at the airport. Passengers can hire cab services for local as well as outstation trip. 

 Who flies to Amritsar

 Airport Contact Details

Amritsar Airport

Amritsar 143101,

Tel:+91 (0)183 507710

 Location Details

Longitude:74° 47' 49'' E
Latitude:31° 42' 24'' N

 Airport Location

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