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 Silchar Airport

Silchar Airport is a domestic airport situated at a distance of about 26 km from the main city in the state of Assam. The airport ranks 4th among the busiest airports in north east region of India and is well connected by low cost airlinesto major parts of north east India. It is a civil enclave airport operated by both the Airports Authority of India and the Indian Air Force.

Overview

The airport was constructed in 1944 by the British and is located on the foothills of the Barial range, covering an area of 36.70 acres of land. The runway at Silchar Airport is 06/24 oriented and is 2,286 m in length. As per latest record, the airport accommodates 230,000 passengers a year. Facilities like Night Landing System and Instrumental Landing System are also equipped at the airport. It operates regular flights to Imphal, Guwahati, Kolkata, Jorhat and Agartala. Jet Airways, Air India and Jet Konnect are some of the main airlines that connect the airport to different cities in India.

Terminals

Silchar Airport features single domestic terminal and has modern passenger friendly facilities. The terminal has peak hour passenger handling capacity of 300 passengers including both arrival and departure sections. There are 4 check-in counters and 2 security counters equipped at the airport.

Passenger Services

A number of passenger services are provided at Silchar Airport. Facilities offered at the airport include trolleys, telephone security hold area, business centre, wheel chair, medical aid, assistance to physically challenged passenger, lost & baggage counter and rest rooms. Snack bar, shops selling handicraft items and other shops are also available inside the airport premise.

Imphal Airport, Guwahati Airport, Shillong Airport, Dimapur Airport and Aizwal Airport are some of the airports that are located in vicinity to Silchar Airport.

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 Getting to and fro from the airport

Trains hide 

The railway station is situated around 26 km from the airport. Travelers can hire a taxi or a cab from the station to reach airport and vice versa.

Buses hide 

City buses run by Assam State Transport Corporation are available at the airport. Travelers can take these buses to reach their key destination in the city. Check with airport authority for timings.

Taxi hide 

General taxis as well as car rental services are available at the airport. Travelers can hire these taxis to reach their desired location in the city and from the city to the airport.

 Who flies to Silchar

 Airport Contact Details

Silchar Airport

Address:
Silchar Airport,
Kumbhirgram,
Silchar,
788 109,
India

Tel:91-3841-282293
Fax:91-3841-282151

Website:

 Location Details

Longitude:92° 58' 53'' E
Latitude:24° 54' 43'' N
IATA code:IXS
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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