Bagdogra Airport (Civil Aerodrome Bagdogra)

The Bagdogra airport, known as Civil Aerodrome Bagdogra is a military airport which has been open for civilian and now it is a fully fledged airport that runs domestic and international flights. Located around 16 km from Siliguri in Darjeeling, it is one of the major international airports in the region with regular flights connecting from Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. Regular helicopter flights from Gangtok too are available along with the permits which foreign tourists require in order to enter Sikkim. During the year April 2011 to March 2012, the airport saw passenger movement of 735,078 with 8,085 aircraft movements.


Bagdogra Airport is located near Siliguri, West Bengal and is managed by Bagdogra Airport Authority. TheBagdogra airport is a major stop in the region especially for travelers looking for low cost airlineto North East. The aerodrome at the Bagdogra airport has been under expansion with two new aprons being inaugurated. At present the aerodrome operates 8 to 9 flights in a day and has the capacity of 5 aircrafts to be parked at one time. The international Bhadrapur airportof Nepal is just 29 km from the Bagdogra airport.


There are 2 terminals at the Bagdogra airport which offers services like free trolley and baggage services, assistance for old and physically challenged passengers, wheel chairs, snack bar, tea coffee bar and juice counter along with duty free shops.

Domestic Terminal– The Domestic terminal at the Bagdogra airport offers services like snack bar and STD & ISD booths. There are 2 hand baggage check-in counters with 2 registered check-in counters and 1 cargo check. Air India, GoAir, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, SpiceJet are some of the domestic flight operators which connect Bagdogra directly to the major cities across the country.

International Terminal– The International terminal at Bagdogra is equipped with modern amenites and provides numerous facilities to the passengers. Druk Air is the airline which provides international flights to the passengers. International flights connect Bagdogra with Paro in Bhutan and Bangkok.             

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 Getting to and fro from the airport

Trains hide 

The Bagdogra railway station is among the largest rail hub in the region and is just 4 km from the airport. General taxi services and intermittent buses are available to travel from the airport to the railway station and vice versa. 

Buses hide 

The Bagdogra bus stand is almost 4 km from the Bagdogra airport and passengers can take any of the public transport such as taxis and auto rickshaws to travel to the bus stand. 

Taxi hide 

The Bagdogra airport has a prepaid taxi counter which travelers can avail to travel within the city or hire outstation cabs. 

 Who flies to Bagdogra

 Airport Contact Details

Bagdogra Airport

Civil Aerodrome,
734 421,



 Location Details

Longitude:88° 19' 59'' E
Latitude:26° 40' 59'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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