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Airports in Himachal Pradesh

Airports in Himachal Pradesh - an Overview

Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state in the Punjab region in north-west part of the country that is rich in natural beauty. Due to its natural beauty in abundance, a number of tourists attractions have been developed in this state that attract a huge number of tourists from all the parts of the world. To cater to the transportation to these tourists, there are three airports in Himachal Pradesh that have been in operation. There is no international airports in Himachal Pradesh.

All the three airports in airports in Himachal Pradesh are smaller one that mainly cater to the air transportations to the tourists who come to explore the beauty of the state. Mainly Delhi and Chandigarh are the places from where the flights come to the Himachal Pradesh airports. Jagson Airlines ply flights from Delhi to Shimla. The three airports in Himachal Pradesh are as below:

  • Shimla Airport
  • Bhuntar Airport
  • Gaggal Airport

The other nearest airports to Himachal Pradesh which have regular services are Jammu Airport, located 210 km from Dharamshala, Amritsar Airport, located 205 km from Dharamshala, and Chandigarh Airport, located 260 km from Dharamshala, 116 km from Shimla, and 312 km from Manali.

Shimla Airport

Shimla Airport is one of the popular airports in Himachal Pradesh and is the airport for the popular tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh - Shimla. Located 23 km away from the town of Shimla, this airport has flights to the capital of the country, Delhi.

Useful Info:

IATA Code SLV
ICAO Code VISM
Coordinates 31 4'54"N / 77 4'5"E
Runway Length 4,035 ft
Runway Surface Asphalt

Bhuntar Airport

Bhuntar Airport is another airport in Himachal Pradesh, also known as Kullu Manali Airport, or simply as Kullu Airport. If you are visiting Kullu and Manali, Bhuntar Airport will be your destination. It is located 10 km away from Kullu and 50 km away from Manali.

Useful Info:

IATA Code KUU
ICAO Code VIBR
Coordinates 31 52'36"N / 77 9'16"E
Runway Length 3,690 ft
Runway Surface Asphalt

Gaggal Airport

Gaggal Airport is also known as Kangra Airport or Dharamshala-Kangra Airport. Located 15 km away from Dharamshala and 25 km away from Mcleodganj, Gaggal Airport will be your destination if you are going to visit Kangra and Dharamshala.

Useful Info:

IATA Code DHM
ICAO Code VIGG
Coordinates 32 9'54"N / 76 15'18"E
Runway Length 4,620 ft
Runway Surface Asphalt

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