Aizawl Airport/Lengpui Airport
Airport Address Information:
IATA Code: AJL
Address: 796421, Mamit Rd, Lengpui, Mizoram 796421
Lengpui Airport is located in Aizawl, Mizoram, India and it is a domestic airport. The Lengpui Airport of
Aizawl is the only medium of air travel to the state of Mizoram. Lengpui Airport is the first large airport in the country to be built by the State Government. s completed in a record time of two years and two months. The 2500 meter runway of the Lengpui Airport is unique in that it has many hilly streams. At present, Lengpui Airport has installed Cat-I Instrument Landing System. which will help planes land safely during low visibility conditions.
The Indian Air Force is planning to station at least 4 jet fighters at Aizawl airport. Indian Oil handles the Aviation fuel service department of the Aizawl airport. There are chargeable 120 lots of car parking space available in this Airport.
The Airport is managed and controlled by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Currently, the Lengpui Airport has only one terminal which operates domestic flights:
The Airport has a single terminal. It is a domestic airport, the airport’s terminal has a passenger holding capacity of 120 each for arrivals as well as for departures. There is 1 x-ray baggage facility at the airport and provision of duty-free shopping is available. Post office, restaurant, pre-paid taxi counters, coffee counters, and handicraft shop are some of the facilities available at the Aizawl airport. The airport has a parking capacity of 120 cars at any time.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: AJL, ICAO: VELP
Airport Name: Lengpui Airport
City Name: Aizawl
Distance from city: 35 km from the city
# 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. MC Restaurant Cum Hotel
2. Mapuii Restaurant
3. Coffee Club - Coffee Day Beverages
# 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:
Lengpui Airport is a domestic airport in Aizawl, Mizoram, India. The Airport is located 35 km northwest of the city center. Lengpui Airport is the first large airport in the country to have been built by the State Government. At present, Air India, Jet Airways, Pawan Hans, and North East Shutleare the only operators which provide flights to Aizawl. The Aizawl airport is around 30 km from the bus stand and tourists need to hire private taxis or buses in order to travel to and from the airport. Passengers can book taxis at the general taxi service or can rental service counters available at the airport. Passengers can book taxis at the general taxi service or can rental service counters available at the airport.
Mizoram is a state in the Republic of India. It is in the eastern region beyond Bangladesh. It covers an area of 8,139 square miles. The word "Mizoram" means "land of the Mizo people". It is one of the Seven Sister States in North Eastern India, sharing borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur, and with the neighboring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987. The capital of Mizoram is Aizawl. The economy of Aizawl is basically sustained by government services as it is the capital of Mizoram. There are both state and private schools. Football is the most popular sport in Mizoram with a number of footballers playing in national leagues in different parts of India. Curry Pot, Upper Khatla. One can avail of Indian and Chinese food at this restaurant.
Food is reasonably priced. Curry Pot also has a branch at Lengpui Airport. The alcohol ban in Mizoram was lifted recently, but there are no bars of any description. Licensed wine called Zawlaidi is available for purchase in various departmental stores.
Places to visit :
1. Tamdil Lake
2. Solomons Temple
3. KV Paradise
4. Sibuta Lung
5. Durtlang Hills
if you come during April, you will see the flowers of the hills at their prettiest.
Monsoon (June - September)-
The temperatures are mild, but high levels of humidity will are found.
Winter (October - February)-
It is in winter that the real beauty of Aizawl comes out.