Historical monuments, age-old traditional culture, majestic palaces, royal forts, lush green forests, gleaming sand dunes, vibrant fairs and festivals, coupled with modern luxury and comforts, make Rajasthan one of the most popular travel destinations in India. A modern state of India and offering a unique experience to spellbind you, Rajasthan can be easily accessed through air travel. Rajasthan boasts of one international airport and five domestic airports. Rajasthan is a large state and exploring it to full potential demands time. And even if your trip is short, you'd like to make the most of it by minimizing the travel time as much as possible. Read further to get an idea about the international and domestic airports in Rajasthan. Reach quickly, reach safe!
Sanganer Airport (Jaipur)
Jaipur International Airport in the southern suburb of Sanganer, 10 km away from Jaipur, happens to be the only international airport in the state of Rajasthan, which also serves as a domestic airport. The main flight operators here include Air India, Air India Express, Go Air, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Oman Air, Spice Jet, and Air Arabia. The airport is equipped with passenger facilities, like car rental, money exchange, restaurants and snack bars, restrooms, free local calls facilities, internet facility, mobile charger unit, reserved lounge, duty free shops, book stalls, and entertainment TV etc.
Civil Airport Jodhpur (Jodhpur)
Jodhpur Domestic Airport is roughly 5 km away from Jodhpur Railway Station. The city has daily flights running from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, and Udaipur with major airlines being Air India, Jet Airways, and Kingfisher Airlines. The airport also has bookshops where novels, magazines, newspapers, and periodicals are available; fast food joints and tea coffee points, vending machines, mobile recharge points, cyber cafes, medicine shops, and ATM machines.
Maharana Pratap Airport (Udaipur)
The domestic airport at Udaipur is approximately 22 km to the south from the main city. The airport is open throughout the year and has daily flights running to and from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, and Jodhpur with major airlines being Jet Airways, Indian Airlines, and Kingfisher Airlines. The airport is also used by the Indian Air force, Border Security Force, and a few private operators. Passengers can shop for handicraft items, pearl items, books, magazines, and newspapers, medicines, and get their cell phones recharged. There is also a snack bar, money exchange facility, and a tourist information centre in the airport premises.
Kota Airport (Kota)
The domestic airport of Kota is nearly 10 km away from the main city but it has not been functional since 1997 when it was closed as a result of economic depression. However, a few private flight operators function here.
Jaisalmer Airport (Jaisalmer)
Jaisalmer Domestic Airport is roughly 9 km away from the city centre. However, the airport is primarily an Indian Air Force base.
Nal Airport (Bikaner)
This domestic airport of Bikaner, roughly 17 km away from the main city, is still under construction and likely to be in operation soon in the near future.