Formerly known as Borjhar Airport, the Airport of Guwahati is now popularly known as Lokrpiya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.
Named after Assam’s freedom fighter and first CM after independence, Gopinath Bordoloi, the Airport also serves as one of the bases for Indian Air Force. It is a major hub for flights to “Seven Sisters” or the “Nine Perfect Jewels” of the northeastern India. Pawan Hans helicopter services connect Guwahati to Shillong, Tawang, Tura and Itanagar. The Airport has recently undergone cosmetic and operational changes to make is better equipped to handle the additional air traffic. The Airport Authority of India is working towards converting the Guwahati Airport into major International Airport of India, which will majorly connect to South-east Asia.
Guwahati airport to Railway station / city centre
LGB International Airport is situated 20 kms away from the Guwahati Railway Station and 18 kms away from the city centre. It can be easily reached through taxis or local transport buses. The travel time is about half an hour. Taxis charge between Rs 300 – 500 either side.
Travellers should reach at least 3 hours before the scheduled international flight and 2 hours before the scheduled domestic flight.
Airline Operators at Guwahati Airport
|International Flights to and from Guwahati Airport|
|1||Kingfisher Airlines||London Heathrow|
|2||Jet Airways||London Heathrow|
|Domestic Flights to and from Guwahati Airport|
|1||Air India Regional||Agartala, Aizawl, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Imphal, Jorhat, Kolkata, Lilabari, Silchar|
|2||Go Air||Bagdogra, Delhi|
|3||Indian Airlines||Bagdogra, Delhi, Imphal, Kolkata|
|4||Indigo||Delhi, Imphal, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai|
|5||Jet Airways||Agartala, Bagdogra, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai|
|6||JetLite||Bangalore, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Imphal, Jorhat, Kolkata, Mumbai|
|7||Kingfisher Airlines||Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Hyderabad, Imphal, Kolkata, Mumbai|
|8||Paramount Airways||Agartala, Chennai, Kolkata|
|9||Pawan Hans||Itanagar, Naharlagun, Shillong, Tawang, Tura|
|10||Spice Jet||Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai|
Facilities available at Guwahati Airport
- Free Baggage Trolleys
- Wheel Chair
- First Aid
- Lost and Found Baggage
- Assistance to physically challenged / aged / infirm
- Snack bar
- Gift Shop
- Book Shop
- Handicrafts & Jewellery Shop
- Telecommunications Counter
- Tourist information offices of Government of India & Government of Assam
- General & pre-paid taxi service and car rentals.
Address of Guwahati Airport
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Guwahati – 781 015, Assam, India
Contact Numbers of Guwahati Airport
Guwahati Airport phone number: +91 361 284 2363
Airport Director telephone number – +91 361 284 1909