Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

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Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (Assamese: লোকপ্ৰিয় গোপীনাথ বৰদলৈ আন্তঃৰাষ্ট্ৰীয় বিমানবন্দৰ) (IATA: GAU, ICAO: VEGT), also known as Guwāhāti International Airport and formerly as Borjhar Airport, is the airport of Guwahati, Assam, India. The airport is managed by Airports Authority of India and also serves as Indian Air Force base. It is named after Gopinath Bordoloi who was a freedom fighter and also the first CM of Assam after independence.

Airport specifications
  • Code No. 4
  • Code Letter: D
  • Elevation: 162 ft (49 m)
  • Terminal capacity
    • Domestic: 500
    • International: 125
  • Boarding Gates
    • International: 1
    • Domestic: 4
  • Terminal area: 8,655 m2 (93,160 sq ft)
  • Check-in Counters: 4
  • Immigration counters: 1
  • Security check: 4

Guwahati airport is a major hub for flights to North-East India, known as the Nine Perfect Jewells or Seven Sisters. Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min), Tura (50 min), Naharlagun (Itanagar), Tawang (75 min) by Pawan Hans, a helicopter service.

Airlines and destinations

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