Delhi Shimla Delhi flights and Schedule

Shimla – the world famous hill station city is a delight for travelers from world over, whether it is summer or otherwise. It is in fact a tourist’s paradise all throughout the year.

Tourists from across the world who come to India, especially for vacations have Shimla as a must see hill station in their list of places to visit.

Though there are many modes of travel to Shimla from various parts of India to Shimla, the quickest way to reach Shimla is to take a flight from New Delhi. This mode is most suitable for time-strapped tourists, as well as for business people who visit Shimla, and stay an extra day to rewind, relax and re-charge themselves.

Shimla has its Airport in a place called Jubbarhatti, which is about 23 kilometers from the heart of Shimla city. While the runway is sufficient for the plane with a load full of passengers of the Airbus type planes to safely land at the Ridge Top airport at Jubbarhatti, but it is not sufficient for a load full Airbus type planes to take off. That is the reason why only smaller planes like Turbo Prop and Dornier planes service this Airport. Located at an altitude of 5065 feet, the runway is only 3800 feet in length, and that renders it short for providing landing and take-off services for larger planes.

An airport authority of India source disclosed that depending upon the weather conditions, the number of passengers on a Shimla – Delhi flight could be curtailed to 20 to 24 as the presently prevailing warm days reduce necessary air pressure required for take-off of heavier loaded planes.

Having said so, the Delhi – Shimla – Delhi Sector is a sector, which has peak demand for flights at any part of the time of the year.

Airlines that operate flights on Delhi Shimla Sector

There are two airlines that operate in this sector and they are Kingfisher Airlines, and Jagson Airlines. However only Kingfisher Airlines operates flights operate on a daily basis. Jagson Airlines have flights from Delhi to Shimla & Shimla to Delhi on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The schedules of both the Airlines are underneath.

Kingfisher Airlines Schedule Delhi Shimla Delhi flights

Flight No Days of Operation Departure From Delhi Arrival at Shimla
IT 4349 All Days of the week 7:45:00 AM 9:00:00 AM
Flight No Days of Operation Departure From Shimla Arrival at Delhi
IT 4350 All Days of the week 9:25:00 AM 10:35:00 AM

Jagson Airlines Schedule Delhi Shimla Delhi Flights

Delhi Shimla Delhi flights on monday, wednesday and friday

Flight No Source Departure Time Destination Arrival Time

Earlier there were sporadic services from other Airlines like Archana Airways (Which is now defunct), KCV Airlines (Also Defunct), and Indian (A Subsidiary of Indian Airlines). However due to technical and operational reasons Indian has also stopped its services.

However Kingfisher Airlines and Jagson Airlines provide stable and assured service in Delhi – Shimla – Delhi Sector, and both of them have 100% safety record in this Sector. Hence you can choose either of them without any hesitations, and enjoy your trip to Shimla.

Content updated in January 2020

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