Gorakhpur Airport

Gorakhpur Airport 

Gorakhpur Airport is a domestic airport, situated 8 km from the city centre of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh State of India. Primarily a military base, it facilitates a limited number of commercial airlines. It is administered by the Airports Authority of India.


The airport is located an elevation of 255 ft above the sea level and covers an area of 0.71 acres of land. Mainly an air force base, the airport operates flights to Delhi by seasonal Jet Airways airlines. It is also indirectly connected via flights to the city of Mumbai. The airport has a 9000 ft long runway and is oriented 11/29. The parking apron at the airport measures 200 ft by 150 ft and can accommodate One-B737 aircraft.


Gorakhpur airport features only one terminal and is used for domestic purposes. The terminal has a common arrival as well as departure hall, with a capacity of handling 18 passengers each at the arrival and departure.

Passenger Services

Passengers can avail baggage service provided at the airport. A number of shops selling magazines, stationary items, clothes and other products are also available in and around the airport. Within the airport premises, there are also cafes and restaurants offering snacks, foods, coffees and other drinks.

Varanasi Airport, located around 201 km from Gorakhpur and Lucknow Airport, located around 298 km from the city are the closest international airports. Domestic airports which are nearest to Gorakpur airport are Bhairawa Airport, Bharatpur Airport, Simara Airport and Pokhara Airport.

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 Getting to and from the airport

Trains hide 

Gorakhpur railway station is located at a distance of about 8 km from the airport. Different types of transports including private cars, buses, and auto rickshaws can be taken to reach the airport from the train station and vice versa.

Buses hide 

The closest bus stand to the airport is located at a distance of around 7.5 km. The bus stand and the airport are directly connected by private taxis and auto rickshaws.

Taxi hide 

Travelers can hire private taxis or auto rickshaws to travel from the airport to their desired location in the city and from city to the airport.

 Who flies to Gorakhpur

 Location Details

Longitude:83° 26' 58'' E
Latitude:26° 44' 22'' N

 Airport Location

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