Dharamsala Airport (Kangra Airport|Gaggal airport|Dharamsala-Kangra Airport)

Dharamsala airport is also known as Kangra Airport, Gaggal airport or Dharamsala-Kangra Airport. Located in the Gaggal town near Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, the Dharamsala airport is around 14 km south west of the town. This airport is a VFR airfield.


The Dharamsala airport is a domestic airport and regular flights to Dharamsala are available from Delhi. Air India, Spice Jet and Jagson Airlines are the only flight operators providing flight services to Dharamsala. The Airport spreads over an area of 1269 acres and is located at an altitude of 2492 feet above sea level. There is one asphalt runway, oriented 15/33, 1372 meters long and 300 meters wide. Its 300 by 200 foot apron provides parking space for 2 turboprop aircraft like the ATR-72.


There is only one domestic terminal at the Dharamsala airport which has the capacity of handling the 100 passengers during peak hours. X-ray baggage facilities, trolleys, shops, snacks bar, assistance to aged and physically challenged passengers and baggage facilities are available at the airport.

Dharamsala is a small town in Himachal Pradesh which is very popular for being the abode of the Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama. It is also a famous holiday as well as honeymoon destination. Large number of tourists comes here to enjoy the scenic environs and heritage attractions. Amritsar airport, 153 km away, is the nearest international airport connecting Dharamsala to the rest of the world.

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 Getting to and fro from the airport

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The Dharamsala bus depot is around 12 km from the Dharamsala airport and bus services are available from the airport for the city. Check with the airport authorities for timings. 

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There is a cab on hire service counter available at the Dharamsala airport and passengers can avail local as well as outstation cabs. 

 Who flies to Dharamsala

 Location Details

Longitude:76° 16' 0'' E
Latitude:32° 18' 0'' N
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 Airport Location

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