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Srinagar Airport (SXR)

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Srinagar Airport (SXR)

SXR - Airport Srinagar Airport
  • Coordinates 34.0022914, 74.7621956
  • Time Zone UTC+5.30

Srinagar Airport

Situated some 12 km away from Srinagar, the Srinagar International Airport or Sheikh ul Alam Airport is managed by the AAI. It was initially started off as a domestic one however, it attained the international status in the year 2005. Sheikh ul Alam Airport happened be a popular saint of this region and hence the airport was named after him. The airport being situated in a sensitive region has a tight security for its safety. All major and minor airlines operate to and from Srinagar International Airport.


Terminal 1

The Srinagar International Airport has a terminal dedicated to domestic flights that operate to major cities of the country. Airlines including Air India, Jet Airways, Spice Jet and Go Air have their flights operating from the airport. One can also access air bridges through this terminal that help in reaching the chartered terminal. International flights operate from IA and A-I.

Terminal 2

Chartered flights run from Terminal 2 of Srinagar airport on an occasional basis. This terminal is used as a Hajj terminal during the times when the airport premises are crowded and passengers need to take flights to Jeddah.

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About Srinagar Airport

The airport is connected to the city via different forms of transport that help passengers reach their destination. Public transport can be proficiently availed in order to commute to and from Srinagar International airport. The central railway station is approximately 31 kms from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Following are the modes of transportation that run from the airport:

Connectivity via Rail: The distance between the airport and the railway station is about 14 km that helps connect to Indian Railways.

Connectivity via Road: The bus stand is located about 12 km from the airport and helps passengers commute to local destination in and around the capital city.

Car Rentals: This service is available at both the terminals of the airport and comes in the form of standard or deluxe coaches.

Public Transport: Passengers who wish to use public transport can try government buses (J&KSRTC) or auto rickshaws that are easily available at reasonable price.

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