Bharkot Airport

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About Bharkot Airport

On the Way to Uttarkashi from TehriAlso known as Chiniyalisaur airport, Barkot airport is lies on the way of Uttarkashi-Tehri Road. Situated near toTehri lake, this airport is currently not operational for domestic flights.
45.3 kms / 1 hr 30 mins
From Hotel Shivananda, NH 34, Near Bus Stand, Uttarkashi

Bharkot Airport in Uttarkashi

 Bharkot Airport / Chinyalisaur Airport

Chinyalisaur Airport or Chinyalisaur Airstrip is one of the most beautiful airport of India. Situated on the bank of Awe-inspiring Tehri lake and surrounded by the lush green mountains Chinyalisaur Airport also offers a 360 degree souvenir nature to the travellers. This airport is also known as Bharkot Airport and lies on the way of Gangotri dham in Uttarkashi distrit of Uttarakhand. It's name Chinyalisaur comes from the nearby village called 'Chinyali' and 'Saur' which mean plain in Garhwali.

The main purpose of Constructing this airport is to cater to the needs of tourist and pilgrim traffic to the region (mainly duingg Char Dham Yatra), but lay unused as air charter companies did not start operations to the area. The Indian Air Force also uses the airstrip as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG).

Bharkot Airport General Information

IATA: none
 ICAO: VI82

How to reach Bharkot Airport

It lies on the way of famous Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham of Uttarakhand. Nearest airport is Jollygrant and nearest railhead is Dehradun and Rishikesh. Local transport like buses and Tata Sumo are also availble from Rishikesh and Dehradun.

Location of Bharkot Airport

Bharkot Airport is located in On the Way to Uttarkashi from Tehri ( Also known as Chiniyalisaur airport, Barkot airport is lies on the way of Uttarkashi-Tehri Road. Situated near toTehri lake, this airport is currently not operational for domestic flights.).

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