Airports connect us to cities and towns across the world!
They are the perfect example of modern architecture endowed with amazing amenities which help kickstart a travellers journey on a good note.
Most airports have glistening floors, attractive book stores, posh lounges and amazing restaurants. But there are some who can woe any passenger by its beautiful surroundings and amazing views.
And if You’re wondering where they are, look no further. They are right here in India!
Here’s a list of the 10 most stunning airports in India that are sometimes even more beautiful than the destination themselves.
1.Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair
Located in the dreamy location of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Veer Savarkar International Airport is an airport with a stunning view.
With deep blue ocean and evergreen rainforest all around, this airport will charm you with its natural beauty.
The airport is also known as the Port Blair Airport and is located around 2 Km south of the beautiful city. It used to be a customs only airport however, they recently started commercial operations.
2.Lengpui Airport, Mizoram
Surrounded by lush green mountains in North East India, Lengpui Airport is a domestic airport located in Aizawl in Mizoram.
Before Pakyong Airport in Sikkim, this was one of the major airports that connected northeast with the rest of India.
One more interesting fact about this scenic airport is that it is located 2500 meters above sea level. There are several mountain water streams running underneath the airport, which add to its beauty.
3.Gaggal Airport, Kangra
Also known as the Kangra Airport, this domestic airport is located in the beautiful city of Gaggal in Himachal Pradesh.
With Dharmshala and Kangra in the close proximity, Kangra airport is quite easy to reach.
Among the list of popular airports in India in the north, Gaggal is crucial. If you are considering a trip to the mountains in the Great Himalayas, this airport can come handy.
The airport is majorly operated by Indian Air Force and is connected with Delhi and Chandigarh. Passengers travelling to this airport often experience beautiful views in serenity surrounded by cool calming winds.
4.Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport, Srinagar
This beautiful airport looks over the spectacular surroundings of Srinagar and is located amidst the lush green mountains of the city.
The integrated terminal and runway, which is overlooked by the great Himalayan Mountain range, highlights the beauty of the airport.
It is co-owned by the Indian Air Force and Airports Authority Of India(AAI) and caters to the major airports in North India and Bangalore in South India.
5.Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh
At 3256 meters above sea level, the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is counted amongst the highest located airports in the world.
The airport is surrounded by majestic brown mountains and if your flight is landing or taking off from the airport, you can see snow covered mountains in the distance, which add to the beauty of the view.
All flights take off only in the morning to avoid the afternoon mountain winds. Regular flights operate from the airport to Delhi, Mumbai, J&K, Srinagar, and Chandigarh.
6.Shimla Airport, Shimla
Time will fly when you’re waiting for your flight at this airport. You can see regional airplanes land at the beautiful runway with Himalayan mountains in the backdrop of the view.
It is located in the Jubbarhatti district of Himachal Pradesh some 22 km from the capital city.
It was constructed by cutting the hilltop off and levelling the land . It is perched upon a hill at an altitude of 1546 meters and offers a breath-taking view of lush green valleys all around.
7.Agatti Aerodrome, Lakshadweep
Located on a very narrow strip of land surrounded by endless blue waters is the Agatti Aerodrome in Lakshadweep.
It is considered as one of the best airports in terms of scenic beauty.
It is a domestic airport owned by AAI and is connects Lakshadweep to Bangalore and Kochi. The airport is so small that its terminal building is capable of handling only 50 people during the peak hours.
8.Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati
Also known as Guwahati International Airport, the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport is the busiest airport in Northeast India.
The airport, located 26 km from the city centre, is named after the freedom fighter Gopinath Bordoloi.
The airport also serves as the airbase to the Indian Air Force.
9.Dabolim Airport, Goa
Goa Airport, also known as Dabolim Airport, is the only airport in the state.
However, it is well designed and resembles a dreamy spectacle by the side of the Arabian Sea.
Due to the popularity of Goa, the airport sees 131 aircraft movement each day. The airport has an integrated terminal too for the convenience of the passengers.
10.Pakyong Airport, Sikkim
Located in Sikkim’s Capital, Gangtok, this airport recently became operational.
The airport is surrounded by green mountains and is located at a height of 4590 ft above sea level. In fact, this airport is considered one of the 5 highest altitude airports in India.
It is the first Greenfield Airport in Northeast India and is spread across 990 acres.
So, the next time you happen to travel to one of these airports, spare some time to explore the spot by using the AirWhizz App. Get all the information about things to do and places to visit at the airport along with airline information and real-time flight updates on the move.
Get mesmerized by the beauty of these airports and fly stress-free!