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Jamshedpur Airport

Sonari Airport in Jamshedpur is under the purview of TATA Steel and serves the cities of Tatanagar and Jamshedpur. At present the airport does not have any scheduled flights, though the Union Aviation Ministry has plans underway to restart services there. Unscheduled charter flights operate from Kolkata to the Jamshedpur Airport at present.

jamshedpur Airport Information

Sonari Airport Address
Sonari Airport
Airport Road
Sonari, Jamshedpur
Jharkhand 831011

Enquiries Number: 91 657 230 6775

Sonari Airport, Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur Airport, also known as Sonari Airport, built in 1940 and operated by TATA Steel, is a public airport at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, serving the towns of Jamshedpur and Tatanagar. The airport does not have any scheduled flights; instead, it operates unscheduled chartered flights from Kolkata. In the past decades, many reputed airlines like MDLR and Kingfisher Airlines used to have their operations from the airport. However, all the operations have since ceased due to various reasons like short length of the runway, internal issues, etc. In June 2017, the Union Aviation Ministry has laid out plans to re-launch its service at Sonari. Air Deccan is supposed to start its operations from September 2017 onwards under the UDAN scheme.

Terminals Trivia

Sonari Airport has one terminal. There are domestic as well as private charter services from Sonari Airport terminal. From 16 August 2010, Deccan Charters has been in operation, providing flight services to Kolkata.

Shop, Eat, and Relax

Various eating joints and stores are available at the airport. Passengers have a plethora of choices including bakeries, cafeterias, fast food stalls, and restaurants offering eatables at very affordable prices. The airport terminal also has many duty-free shops, where you can indulge in retail therapy and buy attractive items, including liquor, electronic items, fashionable clothes, and handicrafts.

The baggage services provided by the airport is one of its most reputed and luxurious services. Offered all-round the year, supplementary baggage services also form a part of the deal provided.

Transport Facilities

Sonari Airport is located near the Tatanagar Junction railway station that connects Jamshedpur with major Indian cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Trivandrum, Guwahati, and Chennai.

The airport has great connectivity, as the buses, taxis, and autorickshaws plying the city are easily available when one steps out of the airport. Moreover, the airport is located only a few kilometers away from the bus stand.

Are you looking for a place to stay?

There are plenty of wonderful hotels in Jamshedpur to suit your requirements. For luxury hotels, you can stay at Alcor Hotel, Fortune Park Centre point, JK Residency, and the Mahal Inn. If you are looking for business hotels, then Ginger Hotel, The Sonnet Jamshedpur, The Kannelite Hotel, and The Treebo Crystal Studio are places that you want to check out. Budget hotels include Hotel Grand and Abhishek Hotel.

Explore Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur has a lot of interesting places to visit. When you are in Jamshedpur, check out places such as Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Bhuvaneshawari temple, and Jubilee Lake. Don’t omit to visit Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jayanti Sarovar, Hudco Lake, Amadubi Rural Tourism Centre, and Sir Dorabji Tata Park.


Q. What are the most popular airlines - domestic and international - that operate from Jamshedpur airport?
A. Deccan Aviation and North East Shuttles are two charter airlines that operate from Jamshedpur Airport.

Q. Which are the cheap flights - domestic and international- that operate from Jamshedpur airport?
A. The only flights operating from Jamshedpur Airport are Deccan Aviation and North East Shuttles.

Q. What is the airport code for Jamshedpur airport?
A. The airport code for Jamshedpur airport is IXW.

Q. Which is the most frequent international route from Jamshedpur airport? 
A. Jamshedpur airport has no international routes. It has only chartered domestic flights.

Q. Which is the most frequent domestic route from Jamshedpur airport? 
A. Jamshedpur to Kolkata is one of the most frequent domestic routes from Jamshedpur airport.

Q. Which is the first flight from Jamshedpur airport?
A. Currently, there are no scheduled flights from Jamshedpur airport.

Q. Which is the last flight from Jamshedpur airport?
A. Currently, there are no scheduled flights from Jamshedpur airport.

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