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Chandigarh Airport

Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport located in Mohali serves Punjab and is approximately 13 km from the Chandigarh city center. Operated by the Indian Air Force and the Airports Authority of India, Chandigarh Airport boasts of an eco-friendly international terminal and is well-connected to significant Indian cities.

chandigarh Airport Information

Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport Address
Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport
New Civil Air Terminal
Mohali District, , Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar,
Punjab 140306

Enquiries Number: 91 172 265 9886

Chandigarh International Airport, Chandigarh

The Chandigarh International Airport (IXC) serves the Indian states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Haryana. It is located in Mohali in Punjab, at a distance of around 13 km from Sector-17 in the city. The Chandigarh airport is located at an elevation of 308 meters above the sea level and has a 2,745 meters long runway. The short runway of the airport limits its operations to narrow bodied aircrafts. The city bus stand is approximately 19 km from the airport. It receives an approximate of 886,518 passengers and 11,843 aircraft movements per year. The airport is well connected to the important cities in the country through various airlines. It is operated by the Indian Air Force and the Airports Authority of India. The new international terminal that was recently constructed is a one of its kind eco-friendly terminal. It was built by Larsen and Toubro and became operational in October 2015.

Terminals Trivia

Indira Gandhi Airport has one passenger terminal for domestic flights – Terminal 1. It has a capacity for accommodating 500 passengers. A new terminal for international flights was recently inaugurated in September 2015 by the Prime Minister.

Shop, Eat, and Relax

There are eateries and restaurants that provide delicious food, snacks, and beverages inside the airport at reasonable prices. You can also shop for stationery, magazines, and other accessories at the duty-free shops in the airport. Free baggage services are provided to the passengers. The airport has plenty of escalators and lifts for the convenience of passengers. All the necessary facilities are offered to physically challenged and elderly people. Parking is not a problem as the automated parking space can accommodate up to 500 vehicles. There are air-conditioned lounges and Wi-Fi facility provided at the airport for you to relax.

Transport Facilities

The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) provides buses from the airport to the Inter State Bus Terminals ISTB Sector 43 and ISTB Sector 17. The CTU also has its own mobile application that can be made use of. This is the cheapest mode of transport to get in and around the city. Taxi services like Mega Cabs operate from the airport to various parts of the city. The city railway station is around 13 km from the airport and is well connected by buses and taxis.

Are you looking for a place to stay?

There are plenty of hotels available in the area surrounding the airport. If you are looking for luxury hotels, your options include the following – The Taj Chandigarh, JW Marriott, Lemon Tree Hotel, Hyatt Regency, and The Lalit Chandigarh. Few of the pocket-friendly hotels near the airport are City Palace, Silver Bell, Punjab Palace, and Diamond Plaza.

Explore Chandigarh!

There are many interesting places to see near Chandigarh Airport. You can visit the Chattbir Zoo, the Chandigarh Rose Garden, Sukhna Lake, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Panjab University, Elante Mall, and Rock Garden of Chandigarh. Also pay a visit to the Le Corbusier Centre, which is a museum dedicated to Le Corbusier, a Swiss architect who conceptualized the city.

FAQs

Q. Which are the cheap flights - domestic and international- that operate from Chandigarh airport?
A. IndiGo, GoAir, and Air India are the cheap flights that operate from Chandigarh airport.

Q. What is the airport code for Chandigarh airport?
A. The airport code for Chandigarh airport is IXC.

Q. Which is the most frequent international route from Chandigarh airport? 
A. Chandigarh to Beijing is one of the most frequent international routes from Chandigarh airport.

Q. Which is the most frequent domestic route from Chandigarh airport? 
A. Chandigarh to New Delhi is one of the most frequent domestic routes from Chandigarh airport, with a total of 97 weekly flights.

Q. Which is the first flight from Chandigarh airport?
A. The first flight from Chandigarh Airport is Jet Airways 2668, which departs from the airport at 07:40 AM to New Delhi.

Q. Which is the last flight from Chandigarh airport?
A. The last flight to depart from Chandigarh Airport is Jet Airways 2664 that leaves the airport at 09:40 PM to New Delhi.

Q.  How do I get to Sukhna Lake from Chandigarh airport?
A. You need to book a cab in order to get to Sukhna Lake from Chandigarh airport.

Q. How can I get to Thunder Zone Water & Amusement park from Sector 35?
A. You can take the bus or book a cab to get to Thunder Zone Water & Amusement park from Sector 35.

Q. What is the best means to tour Chandigarh city?
A. The best way to tour the city is to book a car rental.

Q. Are there local buses from Chandigarh airport to Sector 43?
A. Yes, there are local buses from Chandigarh airport to Sector 43.

Q. Can I get a taxi to Kalka from Chandigarh airport?
A. Yes, you can get a taxi to Kalka from Chandigarh airport.

Q. Is there local train connectivity from Chandigarh airport?
A. No, there is no local train connectivity from Chandigarh airport.

Q. How long will it take me to get from Chandigarh airport to Sector 22?
A. It will take you 25 minutes to get from Chandigarh airport to Sector 22.

Q. What all transport is available from Chandigarh airport?
A. There are metered taxis, Car rentals, and buses available at Chandigarh airport.

Q. What is the best means to get to Thunder Zone Water & Amusement park from the Chandigarh airport?
A. The best way to get to Thunder Zone Water & Amusement park from the Chandigarh airport is by taking a cab.

Q. How do I get to Sector 17 from Chandigarh airport?
A. You should book a cab to get to Sector 17 from Chandigarh airport.

Q. Which is the biggest Gurudwara in Chandigarh?
A. Gurudwara Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib is the biggest Gurudwara in Chandigarh.

Q. How far is a hill station from Chandigarh?
A. Kasauli is 60 km away from Chandigarh, Shimla is 130 kms away and Chail lies 100 kms away. These are the popular hillstations. Some offbeat ones are Parwanoo a quaint getaway just 30 kms from Chandigarh and Nahan that is 90 kms away.

Q. What is the local food of Chandigarh one should try?
A. You should try the butter chicken and lassi in Chandigarh.

Q. What are the must-buys in Chandigarh?
A. You should buy the cheap clothes and the local snacks from Chandigarh.

Q. What are the good budget shopping markets of Chandigarh?
A. Sector 21 and 22 and Shastri market are good budget shopping markets of Chandigarh.

Q. What are the must-see monuments of Chandigarh?
A. Rock Garden and Terraced Garden are the two must-see monuments in Chandigarh.

Q. Is there a boating facility at Sukhna Lake?
A. Yes, there is a boating facility at Sukhna Lake that everyone can avail for a fee.

Q. What are the timings for Rock Garden?
A. The timings for entry into Rock Garden are from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, from April to September and from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM from October to March.

Q. Are there any other attractions near Funcity Water Park?
A. No, there are no attractions near Funcity Water Park.

Q. How far is Martyr’s memorial from the Chandigarh airport?
A. Martyr’s memorial is 13 km away from the Chandigarh airport.

Q. Which 4-star hotel would you recommend within 10 km of Chandigarh airport?
A. The Fern Residency is a 4 star hotel within 10 km of Chandigarh airport.

Q. What is a good family hotel near the Chandigarh airport?
A. Lemon Tree Hotel is a good family hotel near the Chandigarh airport.

Q. Are there decent budget hotels in Panchkula?
A. Treebo Town's Pride, Glades Hotel and Hotel Sun Shine is a decent budget hotel in Panchkula.

Q. What are some cheap hotels in Mohali?
A. Hotel Royal Palace, Hotel Grand Plaza are some cheap hotels in Mohali.

Q. Would you recommend the Hotel Rajshree as a good option to stay with family?
A. Yes, Hotel Rajshree is a good option to stay with family.

Q. Name some three star hotels near Martyr's Memorial?
A. Hotel Oyster and Hotel Central Park 17 are some three star hotels near Martyr's Memorial.

Q. Is there any cheap hotel near Chandigarh airport?
A. Hotel Silver Bell is a cheap hotel near Chandigarh airport.

Q. Can you tell me names of some budget hotels near Chandigarh airport?
A. Hotel Sapphire, Hotel Diamond Inn and Hotel Shagun are some budget hotels near Chandigarh airport.

Q. Which 5-star hotel is near Chandigarh airport?
A. JW Marriott Hotel is a 5 star hotel near Chandigarh airport.

Q. What are the most popular hotels near Chandigarh airport?
A. Lemon Tree Hotel, Hotel Orbit and Regenta Almeida are the most popular hotels near Chandigarh airport.

Q. What are the most popular airlines - domestic and international - that operate from Chandigarh airport?
A. GoAir, Jet Airways, and SpiceJet are the most popular airlines that operate from Chandigarh airport.

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