Guwahati airport, which is also referred to as Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is located at Borjhar, around 29 km from the city of Guwahati, Assam. It was earlier known as Borjhar Airport. Named after Gopinath Bordoloi, who was a freedom fighter & the first Chief Minister of Assam after independence, it is the main international airport of North-eastern states of India.
The airport covers an area of 627.482 acres. Managed and operated by the Airport Authority of India, Guwahati airport is the major hub for flights to North-eastern states of India, with a capacity of handling more than 10 lakh passengers per year. The airport also currently serves as a base for the Indian Air Force. The Guwahati airport provides multiple flights to major cities of India. Cheap domestic flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore and several other cities of the country connect to Guwahati airport.
Airlines Services (International & Domestic)
Passenger - Air India, Indigo, Jet Airways, GoAir, JetKonnect, SpiceJet, JetLite, Alliance Air, Pawan Hans, Arunachal Helicopter Service, Meghalaya Helicopter Service, Druk Air, Kingfisher Airlines
Cargo – Deccan 360, North-East Shuttle
The domestic terminal at the airport has the capacity of handling 500 passengers at peak hour, while the international terminal can handle 125 passengers at peak hour. Guwahati Airport has one international and four domestic boarding gates. There are 14 check-in counters, 4 immigration counters, 1 customs counter and 4 security counters available at the Guwahati Airport.
Passenger services provided at the airport are Baggage Trolleys, Wheel Chair, Medical Aid, Lost and Found Baggage, Business Centre, Child Care Room, Telephone Security hold area and assistance to physically challenged/Aged/Infirm. Other general facilities at Guwahati airport also include a handicraft emporium, TR stall, Hindustan tea/coffee counter, cyber café, jewelry shop, tourist information centre and pre-paid taxi counter.
Guwahati airport is the major gateway to the north-eastern region of India. It provides an easy access to most of the tourist destinations located in north-east India. The city of Guwahati is the commercial nerve centre of North-East India and is well-connected to all major and popular cities in India through airways. Domestic flights to Guwahati are available from almost all major cities in India.
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