Airport Address Information:
Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport
IATA Code: IXA
Address: Agartala, Tripura 799009
About Agartala Airport:
Agartala Airport is a domestic airport located in the city of Agartala, the capital of the state of Tripura in India.
The airport was designed and built-in 1942 by the Maharaja of Tripura Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. The Aiport is the second largest airport in North East India and 29th busiest airport in India. The Airport is managed and controlled by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The Agartala Airport has one primary runway and it is 8/36 in length. The up-gradation
is expected to completed by early 2025. Upon completion flights between Agartala and Bangladeshi cities like Dhaka, Chittagong, and Sylhet, will be operated. Agartala Airport has domestic arrivals and departure halls with fairly good facilities with the recent upgrade to international standards. The airport is well connected with all the major parts of India as well as many minor cities. There are various airlines that fly from the airport such as IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Air India.
Currently, the Agartala Airport has only one terminal which operates domestic flights:
Agartala has only 1 domestic terminal and Airport has domestic arrivals and departures halls with fairly good facilities with the recent upgrade to international standard. Passengers will get the luggage trolleys to carry their baggage. One can even find a baggage wrapping machine at the airport. The baggage service is quite good and you can easily carry your luggage in and out of the airport. For assisting the physically challenged, wheelchairs with escorts are also provided. There are various things to eat and shop for at the airport
such as Book Stall, Handloom Handicraft stalls, Snack Bar, Tea Coffee bar, and several Juice Counter as well as restaurants.
Particulars of Agartala Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: IXA / ICAO: VEAT
Airport Name: C.A. Agartala
City Name: Agartala
Distance from city: 12 Km from the city
Agartala Airport Facilities:
# Medical Facilities-
1.Free medical assistance available
# Restaurants and cafes-
For travelers' convenience, there are some restaurants available at the airport and there are some recommendations.
1. Curry & Hurry
2. Karangini Tea Counter
1. Karangini Tea Counter.
# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. Canara Bank ATM
2. United Bank of India ATM
3. SBI ATM
# Information Desk-
The Airport provides the information desk for the travelers' convenience where they ask their can queries.
# Luggage services-
1. Provide safety to the customers' baggage by wrapping it.
2. Baggage providing counters provides passengers claim checked-in baggage.
3. One can take the trolley service to take luggage to the check-in counter.
Connectivity with the City:
Agartala Airport is a domestic airport located 12 km northwest of the city of Agartala, the capital of the state of
Tripura in India. The airport is well connected with all the major parts of India as well as many minor cities. There are various airlines that fly from the airport such as IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Air India. The nearest international airport to Agartala is the Guwahati International airport and Imphal airport. There is no separate cargo flight from this Airport up to the moment of writing of this page. All Airlines are handling cargo as well as passengers. Presently,
Air India serves 2 flights daily, IndiGo serves 8 flights daily, SpiceJet serves 3 flights daily to & from this airport.
Pawan Hans and North-East Shuttle are providing charter services from this Airport. Agartala Airport is around
11.5 km away from the main bus stand of the city. One can find a good number of private buses, one can also hire auto-rickshaws. Railway connection is limited to Agartala Railway Station located around 15.4 km from the airport.
General and prepaid taxi services are available at Agartala Airport.
Agartala is a beautiful city that has seen various ups and down with the pace of time. There are various facts that are associated with the city and attract thousands of visitors throughout the year. Agartala is the capital city of the Indian state of Tripura and is the second-largest city in northeast India after Guwahati. Agartala is India's third international internet gateway after the ones in Mumbai and Chennai. Agartala is India's third international internet gateway after the ones in Mumbai and Chennai. Agartala offers some outstandingly beautiful palaces, gardens, mountains, temples, and lakes. Perfection is the word for the architectural monuments of the city. Some of the monuments have been selected as UNESCO world heritage sites.
Agartala has a good sporting tradition, with many sports and games being played. Especially favorite is football with its own city football league. Agartala is famous for its seasonal fruits. The Queen and Kew varieties of pineapple are popular. Tripura
Orange is well known for its high juice content and special sweetness. Tripura oranges have secured the highest honor several times in the all-India Citrus Show. The town is home to 19 indigenous tribal groups and Bengali-speaking non-tribals. The festival of
Durga Pooja and Saraswati Pooja are celebrated with great thrill.
Places to Visit:
1. Jampui Hill
3. Ujjayanta Palace
4. Kunjaban Palace
5. Ummaneshwar Temple
6. Jagannath Temple
7. Tripura Government Museum
8. Kamalasagar Kali Temple
Summer (March - June)-
The city experiences really long, hot, and wet summer.
Monsoon (July - September)-
The cool and pleasant weather of the natural surroundings makes this a great time to visit.
Winter (December - March)-
This is the best time to visit here.