Bikaner Airport information and flight schedule
The NaL Airport is located at 13 in Bikaner the state of Rajasthan, India. Nal Airforce Station, also Bikaner Air Force Station. The Aiport is operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) as a civil enclave at the Bikaner Air Force Station. Regularly scheduled flight under the UDAN scheme were inaugurated in 2017. The Airport has a single runway which is 8,960 ft long. The airport terminal was inaugurated on 29 June 2014. Air India was invited by the state govt to start to operate the flight’s services to Bikaner and Jaisalmer from Delhi.
The civil enclave will include a terminal for 100 passengers. Air flight services will play a major role in order to boost tourism in the state. Necessary facilities like baggage trolleys, snack counters, display information are available at the airport. The airport is under construction and therefore, more facilities are expected to be added soon.
Airport Address Information:
IATA Code: BKB
Address: At Nal Airport, Nal, Rajasthan 334001
The new civil air terminal built by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) was opened at Nal, in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan. The terminal was inaugurated on 29 June 2014. The terminal at Bikaner has a capacity to handle up to 100 passengers per hour. The terminal building has a total built-up area of 900 sq mtr and is equipped with facilities including check-in counters, a VIP lounge and car parking.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: BKB, ICAO: VIBK
Airport Name: Nal Airport
City Name: Bikaner
Distance from city: 13 km from the city
Medical Facilities: Free medical assistance available.
Restaurants and cafes: For travellers convenience, there are some restaurants available around the airport and there are some recommendations.
1. Fundooz Cafe
2. Cafe Of Town
3. Cafe Velle
The Airport provides the information desk for the travellers' convenience where they ask their can queries.
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 Bikaner City:
Bikaner has Domestic Civil Airport Nal Airport which is located 15 km west of the city. Regular flights to Jaipur JAI and Delhi DEL commenced in 2017-18 under the UDAN scheme of Narendra Modi Govt. Bikaner railway station is a major Railway Junction in the North Western Railway zone of Indian Railways. Bikaner Airport has located 13 km from the city, hence you have to go in private taxis to go to the city of Bikaner. State transport and private buses are also available. In the city, you can move about in auto-rickshaws and cabs. The city is well connected with almost all the cities.
Bikaner located in the heart of western Rajasthan. The area is part of the Great Indian Desert, the Thar. Bikaner is known as the royal city of Rajasthan which was founded by Rao Bika in 1488 CE and since then Bikaner has become the fourth largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Bikaner is also known as camel city. camel fest is famous in Bikaner.
The world-famous Karni Mata Temple is situated in Deshnok town, 30 km from Bikaner city. Bikaner is also famous for its Havelis. Bikaner is now a trade centre for wool, hides, building stone, salt, and grain. Bikaneri woollen shawls, blankets, carpets, and candy are famous. The city has electrical and mechanical engineering works, railway workshops, and factories that manufacture glass, pottery, felts, chemicals, shoes, and cigarettes.
The city’s colleges are affiliated with the University of Rajasthan in Jaipur. The city is most famous for its savoury snack Bikaneri bhujia which is sold all over the world. Special Food items for which Bikaner is well known are Bajre ki Roti, Dal baati Churma, Ghevar, Halvas, Papads/Papadum, Rasgulla, Gulab Jamun, etc. Rajasthani sweets & snacks attract everyone. Bikaner is one of the top five cities in Rajasthan, which is famous for its Fort, Palace and a few more attractions.
Places to Visit near Bikaner Airport:
1. Junagarh Fort
2. Seth Bhandasar Jain Temple
3. Shri Laxminath Temple
4. Ganga Singh Museum
5. Lalgarh Palace
6. Prachina Museum
7. Gajner Palace
8. National Research Centre on Camel
9. Rampuria Haveli
10. Royal Cenotaphs, Devikund Sagar
Summer (March - June)-
The season starts setting in from March. Summers in Bikaner are very hot.
Monsoon (July - September)-
The monsoon starts in July. The weather remains unpredictable.
Winter (October - February)-
From October, winter starts. This period is the best time to visit Bikaner.