Jolly Grant Airport

About Jolly Grant Airport

Jolly Grant Airport (IATA: DED, ICAO: VIDN), also known as Dehradun Airport, is an airport serving Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the only operational airport plying daily commercial flights, connecting the Garhwal region by Air.

Situated 25km east of Dehradun city, Jolly Grant Airport is nestled in the foothills of Himalayas. The proximity of Jolly Grant Airport with popular places like DehradunMussoorieHaridwar and Rishikesh enables tourists to fly in to Uttarakhand instead of travelling by rail or by road. The distance from Jolly Grant Airport to Rishikesh and Dehradun can be easily covered in 20 and 40minutes respectively. Several efforts are being made by the government of Uttarakhand to rope in more airlines as it will help in improving the tourism sector.

Dehradun Airport Flights Schedule

Jolly Grant is the largest commercial airport of Uttarakhand. This airport is centrally located between Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh cities. Daily several flights are operates from here by airline players like IndiGo, Jet Airways, Spice Jet and Air India towards New Delhi International Airport. Tourists can board connecting flights towards cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad via Delhi from here.

Flights from New Delhi to Dehradun


Name of Airline No. of Flights Operational Days Timings (hrs)
Indigo 3 Daily 11:20, 13:00, 16:25
Air India 1 Tuesday, Sunday 17:05
Jet Airways 5 Daily 06:05, 09:10, 12:05, 13:55, 16:55
Spice Jet 2 Daily 11:25, 15:15

Flights from Dehradun to New Delhi


Name of Airline No. of Flights Operational Days Timings (hrs)
Indigo 3 Daily 12:40, 14:25, 17:55
Air India 1 Tuesday, Sunday 18:35
Jet Airways 5 Daily 7:40, 10:40, 13:35, 15:30, 18:30
Spice Jet 2 Daily 12:55, 16:35

Facilities at Jolly Grant Airport

Jolly Grant Airport is well-equipped modern airport will all essential facilities.. Special assistance to physically challenged passengers is provided at Jolly Grant Airport. Some of the facilities of Dehradun airport is as follows:

  • Waiting Lounge: Jolly Grant Airport is well equipped airport with modern services and amenities like waiting lounge and restrooms, providing passengers comfort and relaxation.
  • Luggage Facility: The baggage services are accessible at the Pantnagar terminal for the travelers. Trolleys are available for the passengers. Passengers can easily bear their gear the airplane terminal.
  • Places to shop and eat: There are few stores in airport for snacks and some light refreshments.

Transportation Facility from Dehradun Airport

  • By Bus: The interstate buses are easily available in outside the airport in Jollygrant for Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar. For your convenience, you can hire a private cab or taxi from outside the airport to reach your destinations easily.
  • By Train: Both Dehradun and Haridwar are nearest railheads to Jolly Grant airport. Various trains are schedule daily at various timings from all major cities of the country at these railheads. Therefore travellers as indicated by their solace, can go to the spot easily. Cabs are easily available from these railway stations towards Garhwal reigon like Mussoorie, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Major Tourist Destinations near Jolly Grant Airport

As Jolly Grant is the only commercial airport in Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand therefore tourists who plan to visit Dehradun, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar and nearby places they have to land at the Pantnagar Airport only. Find the tourist destination nearby Jolly Grant with distance as follows:

Distance of Jolly Grant Airport from different tourist destinations:

Destination Distance in KM
Dehradun 25
Rishikesh 20
Haridwar 37
Doiwala 9
Mussoorie 60
Narendranagar 30
Chakrata 115
Srinagar Garhwal 126
Dhanaulti 86
Rajaji National Park 15
Roorkee 69

Places to See Near Jolly Grant Airport

Lachhiwala, Buddha Temple, Mussoorie, Camel Back Road, Clock Tower Dehradun, Company Garden, Forest Research Institute, Jumpin Heights, Har Ki Pauri, Triveni Ghat, Lakshman Jhula, Guchchu Pani.

Location map of Jolly Grant Dehradun Airport


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How to Reach Jolly Grant Airport


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