Srinagar Airport (Sheikh ul Alam Airport)

Srinagar Airport is located around 12 km from the city of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, India. This custom airport not only offers domestic service but also international flight service. Recently, the airport has undergone a facelift including the runway, new terminal for both departure and arrival, aerobridges and other operational services. Srinagar airport is managed and operated by Airport Authority of India.


The airport is perched at a height of 5445 ft above sea level and spreads over an area of 67.1 acres. It has a 3,685 m long runway oriented 13/31. As per record, Srinagar airport handles more than 10 lakh passenger a year. The airport can be easily reachable by flights from Delhi and other major cities in India. Air India, Go Air, Indigo, Jet Airways, Spice Jet, Jet Konnect are the major airlines that ply to and fro from the city on regular basis.


Domestic terminal at Srinagar airport has peak hour passenger handling capacity of 500 passengers, whereas International terminal has the capacity of handling 450 passengers at peak hour time.

As far as visas and security are concerned, it is required for the foreigners to register upon arriving and departing from Srinagar Airport. It is an easy and straightforward process requiring a completion of one form and it will hardly takes 5 minutes.

Srinagar, located in the northern part of India is one of the top tourist destinations in India and is visited by many tourists from different parts of the country as well as all over the world. The city is connected by daily low cost airlines from Jammu. Besides, it is also regularly connected by airlines from major cities and different parts of the country.

A place with splendid natural beauty, Srinagar is also often referred to as “Land of Lakes and Gardens”. It offers a wide range of tourist attractions from natural gardens to historical monuments, serene lakes and beautiful mountains. Well connected to cheap flights from most parts of the country, the charming city of Srinagar can be easily visited.

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 Getting to and fro from the airport

Trains hide 

Srinagar railway station, located 14 km from the airport, is directly connected by private taxis to Srinagar airport. Travelers can hire taxis from the station to reach the airport.

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State bus services are available at nominal fare from the airport to Tourist Reception Centre in Srinagar and from Tourist Reception Centre to the airport.

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Pre-paid taxi services are available just outside the arrival lounge at Srinagar airport. The fare of the taxis varies depending on the category of the vehicle. 

 Who flies to Srinagar

 Location Details

Longitude:74° 46' 31'' E
Latitude:33° 59' 17'' N

 Airport Location

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