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Leh Airport

Situated in Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport is one of the highest commercial airports in the world situated at 3,256 meters above the sea level. Leh Airport falls under high-security zone therefore handbags on the flights from this airport are not allowed.

leh Airport Information

Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport Address
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
NH 1D
Leh
Jammu and Kashmir 194101

Enquiries Number: 91 1982 251 783

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Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

The Leh Airport is also known as the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, in honor of Kushok Bakula Rimpoche, one of the renowned lamas of the nation. This domestic airport is situated in Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. At 3,256 meters above the sea level, it is one of the highest commercial airports in the world. Nestled in the terrains of the mighty Himalayas, it is a delight to watch the scenic surroundings while taking off and landing at the airport. The closest international airport is the Srinagar Airport, located at 259 km and the nearest domestic airport is the Dharamshala Airport (241 km). The airport is patrolled by the Indian Army and security here is top-notch. Note that you cannot carry handbags on the flights from this airport. The airport is operated by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

Terminals Trivia

There is only terminal in the Leh airport. It is spread over an area of 2500 km and its capacity for both arrivals and departures is 150. It has 10 check-in counters and 5 security counters. Air India, Go Air, and Jet Airways are the domestic airlines operating from the Leh Airport.

Services at the airport

There is a snack bar and tea and coffee counters for refreshments at the Leh airport. Basic facilities like advance baggage scanners, tourist counters, and free trolleys are available at the airport.

Passengers can avail STD and ISD call facilities provided here. Medical assistance via a doctor on call is also available for travelers in case of an emergency.

Transport Facilities

Avail the services of public transport buses by the state government outside the airport to reach your destination. The bus station is about 5 km from the airport and can be reached by pre-paid taxis available at the airport. This will take you around 10 minutes. Buses from here are available to various places in and around Leh.

Are you looking for a place to stay?

There are many options for accommodation in Leh. The Grand Dragon Ladakh, Namgyal Palace, The Zen Ladakh, and Ladakh Greens are elite hotels that provide free Wi-Fi facility. Other luxury hotels are Sia La guest house, Grand Himalaya, Cho Palace, and the Lha-Ri-Sa Resorts. If you’re looking for pocket-friendly options, then check out these hotels ? Yangphel Guest House, Dorje Guesthouse, Oyo Rooms, Sangkar Road, and Ashoka Guest House.

Explore Leh

Leh is one of the most sought-after tourist destination in India. It is known for being a trekking area and has many Buddhist monuments. Few of the many places that are worth visiting in and around Leh are the Leh Palace, the Phyang Monastery, Hall of Fame, Sankar Monastery, Zorawar Fort, and Magnetic Hill.

FAQs

Q. What are the most popular airlines - domestic and international - that operate from Leh airport?
A. Air India, Jet Airways, and Go Air are the most popular airlines that operate from Leh airport.

Q. Which are the cheap flights - domestic and international- that operate from Leh airport?
A. Air India and Go Air are the cheap flights that operate from Leh airport.

Q. What is the airport code for Leh airport?
A. The airport code for Leh airport is IXL.

Q. Which is the most frequent international route from Leh airport? 
A. International flights can be taken from New Delhi as there are no direct flights from Leh airport.

Q. Which is the most frequent domestic route from Leh airport? 
A. Leh to New Delhi is one of the most frequent domestic routes from Leh airport.

Q. Which is the first flight from Leh airport?
A. The first flight from Leh Airport is Go Air G8-216, which takes off from the airport at 7:00 AM for New Delhi.

Q. Which is the last flight from Leh airport?
A. The last flight to depart from Leh Airport is Jet Airways 9W 610 that leaves the airport at 11:55 PM for New Delhi.

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