Pantnagar Airport

About Pantnagar Airport

Pantnagar Airport is a domestic airport located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The airport operates under Airport Authority of India (AII) with airport code IATA:PGH and ICAO:VIPT. The Airport has a great importance for tourists because Kumaon region is famous for tourist destinations like Nainital, Ranikhet, Jim Corbett National Park, Bhimtal, Almora etc.

Pantnagarin main Pantnagar city
1.9 kms / 4 mins
From G.B. Pant Agriculture University, Pantnagar
1 hr

There is a plan to expand the airstrip to 7000 ft in length and 45 m in width so that big aircraft like Airbus and Boeing can also be operated from the Airport. From June 16, 2015 Air India replaced the older 42-seater ATR-42 with new French made ATR-72 with a view to handle the increased inflow of the passengers.

Flights Schedule of Pantnagar Airport

Currently, only Alliance Air (Sister Concern airlines of Air India for regional domestic airports) provides a flights from Pantnagar Airport to Delhi Airport on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. Flights are scheduled as per following timings:

Flights fromDeparture TimeArrival Time
Delhi to Pantnagar01:00 pm02:00 pm
Pantnagar to Delhi02:30 pm03:30 pm

Facilities at Pantnagar Airport

Pantnagar is a regional domestic airport with some basic airport facilities like:

  • 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 Airport

  • By Bus: The bus station is littlie far from pantanagar airport. So, take a private cab or taxi from outside the airport to reach your destinations easily. Buses are easily available for tourist destinations like Nainital, Ranikhet, Almora and Jim Corbett from Pantnagar or nearby city like Haldwani.
  • By Train: The Pantnagar Railway station is situated at a separation of approx 5 km. The railhead is well connecting from all the major cities of country. Numbers of daily trains are schedule at various timings so travellers as indicated by their solace can go to the spot advantageously. Cabs are easily available from Pantnagar railway station towards hill stations like Nainital, Bhimtal, Ranikhet and Almora.

Major Tourist Destinations near Pantnagar Airport

As Pantnagar is the only commercial airport in Kumaun Region of Uttarakhand therefore tourists who plan to visit Nainital and nearby places they have to land at the Pantnagar Airport only. Find the tourist destination nearby Pantnagar with distance as follows:

Distance of Pantnagar Airport from different tourist destinations:

Destination
Distance in KM
Pantnagar4
Lal Kuan Railway Station9
Haldwani25
Kathgodam30
Ramnagar97
Kashipur71
Nainital65
Bhimtal50
Ranikhet110
Almora120
Jim Corbett National park120

Some Other Places to See Near Pantnagar Airport

Kainchi Dham, Mukteshwar, Corbett Falls, Eco Cave Gardens, Garjiya Temple, Ramgarh, Pangot, Naukuchiatal, Sattal, Kilbury, Naini Lake, Nainital Zoo.

Location of Pantnagar Airport

Pantnagar Airport is located in Pantnagar ( in main Pantnagar city). You can view its location on Google Map below.

How to Reach Pantnagar Airport

Pantnagar airport located in Pantnagar town of Udham Singh Nagar district is the nearest airport to the major destinations of Kumaon such as Nainital, Bhimtal, Ranikhet, Almora, Jim Corbett National Park etc. Pantnagar bus stop at 2 km away from the airport is the nearest bus station to the airport. The closest railhead is Pantnagar railway station about 5 km away from the airport.

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