The most important airport that lies very close to Gandhinagar is the International Airport located at Ahmedabad called the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport lies at a distance of 7 kilometers from the city of Ahmedabad and at a distance of 29 kilometers from the city of Gandhinagar. Therefore it is considered to be the closest airport to Gandhinagar. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is the only airport that connects Gandhinagar which is the capital of Gujarat to some of the most important domestic as well as international destinations in the world via air. The airport is eighth busiest airport in India and it has the capacity of handling not less than 250 airliner movements and 6 million passengers on a regular basis.
Airline Services in Gandhinagar
Some of the popular airways or airlines services that cater to the airline requirements of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport are GoAir, Indigo, Air India, SpiceJet, JetLite, Kingfisher, Jet Airways, FlyDubai, Air Arabia, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways. Domestic flights at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport connect Gandhinagar via Ahmedabad to Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, Bangalore, Indore, Jaipur, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Coimbatore and various other important cities and towns of India. International destinations that are served by the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport include London, Australia, Dammam, Kuwait, Shanghai, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Muscat, Qatar, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Kabul and Bangkok. Tourists who visit Ahmedabad and also like to visit Gandhinagar can easily reach Gandhinagar through special cabs and city buses.
Other Domestic Airports located very close to Gandhinagar are as follows:
29 km: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport - Ahmedabad, India (AMD / VAAH)
209 km: Bhavnagar Airport - Bhavnagar, India (BHU / VABV)
219 km: Rajkot Airport - Rajkot, India (RAJ / VARK)
Malindo Air: Kuala Lumpur ( begins 19th March 2014 )
Qatar Airways: Doha
Saudia: Seasonal: Jeddah
Singapore Airlines: Singapore
SpiceJet: Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Port Blair, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune
SpiceJet: Dubai and Muscat
Thai Smile: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
There are many flights from Gandhinagar to some of the most important cities in India as well as different countries of the world and by taking them you can go to the place you want easily. That is why the people of Gandhinagar enjoy these services a lot.