Bagdogra Airport or Civil Aerodrome Bagdogra or Civil Enclave Bagdogra is located in the city of Silliguri, West Bengal. It is managed by Airports Authority of India and its airport code is IXB. Bagdogra airport is a military airport. This airport also handles domestic and international commercial traffic.
Location of Bagdogra Airport
Bagdogra Airport is located in the town of Bagdogra, at a distance of 16 km from Silliguri city in West Bengal. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 88° 20’ 0” E and Latitude: 26° 44’ 0” N.
How to Reach Bagdogra Airport
Public transport like city buses, taxis and autorickshaws take travelers from city to airport at very nominal price. Prefer taxis if you have heavy luggage as buses tend to get crowded. Try to reach the international terminal at least 3 hours before flight departure and the domestic terminal at least 2 hours before flight departure to board the fight in time.
Terminals of Bagdogra Airport
Bagdogra Airport has one international and one domestic terminal. International Airlines Druk Air operates flights to Bangkok and Paro.
Domestic Airlines at Bagdogra Airport
Domestic airlines operating from this airport are GoAir, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Kingfisher Airlines and Indian Airlines with regular flights to destinations like Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata, and Chennai.
Facilities Available at Bagdogra Airport
Bagdogra Airport has many facilities for the comfort of domestic and international travelers like:
• Snack Bar
• Tea Coffee bar
• Juice Counter
• PCO (STD/ISD)
• Drinking Water
• Free Baggage Trolleys
• Wheel chair
• Medical Aid
• Assistance to physically challenged / Aged / Infirm
• Wash Rooms
• City bus service
• General taxi service
• Car Coach Parking
• Car rental service
Food and beverages offered at the airport are expensive than available otherwise. Travelers can buy snacks like pattice, kachoris, bread pakoras for anywhere between Rs. 60-120.