Airport Address Information:
Jolly Grant Airport
IATA Code: DED
Address: Airport Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Phone: 91-135-2412 052
Dehradun Airport is also known as Jolly Grant Airport located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. Jolly Grant Airport has only one terminal for all domestic flights. Dehradun airport is the 37th busiest airport in India Jolly Grant Airport became the center of operations for rescue efforts in evacuating pilgrims from Kedarnath and the surrounding pilgrimage sites during the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. The airport handles more than 100 daily aircraft movements on some days mostly comprising Indian Air Force aircraft, Chartered flights and, private jets ferrying VIPs. Jolly Grant Airport became the center of operations for rescue efforts in evacuating pilgrims from Kedarnath and the surrounding pilgrimage sites during the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. The Airport operates under the Airport Authority of India (AAI), The Airport has a 7000ft long runway. A night landing system was installed and a new terminal building and ATC tower were also constructed. Currently, there are 4 airlines that operate scheduled flights in Jolly Grant Airport. They are Alliance Air, IndiGo, Jet Airways, and Spicejet. Jolly Grant Airport is well equipped with all facilities for its passengers.
Currently, the Dehradun Airport has one terminal which only operates domestic flights:
A new terminal building was inaugurated in February 2009. The New Domestic Terminal Building at Dehradun is a 4,200 square meter glass and steel structure having central air conditioning, central heating, Flight Information Display System, and CCTV surveillance systems. Terminal has a peak hour passenger handling capacity of 150 passengers per hour. It has 4 Check-in counters, an X-ray baggage scanner, 3 Security check booths in the departures section, and 2 Baggage claim conveyor belts in the arrivals section. Currently, there are 4 airlines that operate scheduled flights in Jolly Grant Airport. They are Alliance Air, IndiGo, Jet Airways, and Spicejet.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: DED / ICAO: VIDN
Airport Name: Jolly Grant Airport
City Name: Dehradun
Distance from city: 30 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. Air feast Restaurant
2. Snack Bar
3. B.D KHANDURI
1. Karlsburg Showroom - Dehradun
2. The Gift Shop
# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. Punjab National Bank ATM
2. ICICI Bank 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:
Dehradun Airport is also known as Jolly Grant Airport is located 25 km southeast of Dehradun. Currently, there are
4 airlines operate scheduled flights in Jolly Grant Airport. They are Alliance Air, IndiGo, Jet Airways, and Spicejet.
Jolly Grant Airport is very well connected to different destinations like Dehradun, Rishikesh, and Haridwar. There are many different modes of transportation that connect the airport. There are many buses for different destinations nearby the airport.
Dehradun city bus service can also be availed to reach the city. The airport is crowded with taxis for hire. Many private companies
offer the facility of renting cars.
Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, India. The city is known for its unique lifestyle, beautiful surroundings, prestigious educational institutions. There are many amazing places to visit and see including, Buddha Temple, Ephraim, Rovers Cave, Sahastradhara,
Tapkeshwar Temple, Rajaji National Park, Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, etc. The city has been a Home of many famous personalities whether they are Indian and Foreign, they stayed up here and spend their lives. The main city Dehradun surrounded by Shivalik and the Jaunsar-Bawar, which is in the foothills of the Himalayas. Hindi is the primary and official language, other languages spoken in the region are English, Punjabi, Nepali, Tibeto-Burman. Dehradun has many central government offices, there are as many as 12 Kendriya Vidyalayas also in the city. Dehradun also has good medical facilities being the host of two medical colleges. The largest profession in Dehradun is agriculture. Tourist destinations include the Dehradun Zoo, Kalanga Monument, Chandrabani, Himalayan Gallary cum Regional Science Centre Guchhupani, Forest Research Institute, Tapovan, and Lakshman Siddha Peeth, etc.
Places to Visit:
6. Har ki Dun
7. Fun Valley
8. Tapkeshwar Temple
9. Bali Pass
10. Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Summer (April - June)-
This season lasts from the month of March to June. The summer season is the peak season for
tourism and an ideal time to visit the hill station.
Monsoon & Autumn (July - October)-
The monsoon season from July is not the ideal season for a visit, the
risk of landslides and possible floods in the valley.
Winter (November - March)-
Most people prefer to visit for a short duration in the winter.