Jammu Airport-Satwari Airport
IATA Code: IXJ
Address: Airports Authority of India Civil Enclave Jammu (J&K)
The Jammu Airport is located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The airport is also known as Satwari Airport
and the Airport terminal handles only domestic flights, the Airport has a 45 m runway.
The Jammu airport is also ranked as the 27th busiest airport in India and The terminal has the capacity to handle 180 passengers, for arrivals and departures each, at any given point in time.
The airport is managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). Currently, there are six airlines operate in Jammu Airport which are Alliance Air, Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, and Vistara.
The flights destination including Amritsar, Chandigarh, Leh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Srinagar.
The Jammu airport is situated 14 km from the international border between India and Pakistan.
The airport is well connected to the city through buses, taxis or cars.
Jammu airport is a domestic airport; hence there is only 1 terminal that offers numerous facilities to the travelers
for their convenience. It has five gates and fourteen check-in desks. The terminal has a store selling traditional packaged food items, shoe shop, a restaurant, and information desk. The domestic terminal has a capacity of handling 180 passengers during peak hours. Trolleys and other baggage services and wheelchair facilities for the aged and physically challenged are some of the services are also available at Jammu airport.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: (IATA: IXJ, ICAO: VIJU)
Airport Name: Jammu Airport- Satwari Airport
City Name: Jammu
State: Jammu and Kashmir
Distance from city: 8 km from the city
# Baggage Trolleys-
Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.
1. UCO Bank ATM
2. J&K Bank ATM
3. Bank of Baroda ATM
4. HDFC Bank ATM
5. State Bank of India ATM
# Drinking Water –
Drinking water stations are available free of charge.
# Duty-Free & Shopping –
Duty-free shopping is available in the terminal. There is also a small
variety of retail shops. there are some recommendations for shopping:
1. Bhatia Sons(Hardware Shop)
2. Student Choice (stationery shop)
3. Kashmiri Traditional Packed Food
4. Handicraft Outlet
5. Footwear & Accessories
# Food & Drinks-
Several restaurants/snack bars are available. Their are some
1. Nox Cafe
2. Oh Jammu
3. FAT BOY CAFE
4. Cafe Coffee Day
5. Ali’s Cafe
# Information Desk -
It has five gates and fourteen check-in desks.
# Medical Services –
Urgent and emergency medical care is available.
# 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:
The airport is located 8 kilometers from southwest of the city of Jammu.
The Airport is well connected with the major cities of India and Currently, six airlines operate
in Jammu Airport which is Alliance Air, Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, and Vistara.
The flights' destination including Amritsar, Chandigarh, Leh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Srinagar.
There is a car park with 80 spaces. Bus, taxi, and car rental services provide transportation to the city.
The Jammu airport is located at a distance of 10 km from the city bus stand and the Jammu Tawi railway station is also 10 km from the airport.
Jammu and Kashmir is the Indian State, the city is known as the winter capital of the state and the Second Largest
Town in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Jammu is named after its founder, Raja Jambulochan, who is believed to have ruled the area in the 9th century. The state is a global tourist destination and the place is also known for its natural beauty and picturesque locations have made it a favored destination for tourists across the world.
Jammu is famous for its temples, while the Kashmir Valley is known for its lakes and gardens. The other major tourist attraction is the Ragunath Temple Complex. Maharaja Gulab Singh began the construction of the Raghunath
Mandir Complex in the crowded downtown Bazaar. The city has numerous shrines for Muslims, Sikhs & Christians also.
Jammu also serves as the base camp for the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi. The state has preserved its culture and traditions and famous for its carpet weaving, silks, shawls, basketry, pottery, copper and silverware, paper-mâché, and walnut wood.
Jammu is known for its delicious food-sund Panjeeri, patisa, rajma with rice, and Kalari cheese. Dogri food specialties
include ambal, khatta meat, kulthein di dal, dal patt, maa da Madra, rajma, and Oriya.
Places to visit:
1. Vaishno Devi Mandir
2. Bahu Fort
3. Raghunath Temple
4. Surinsar Lake
5. Amar Mahal Palace Museum
6. Peer, Kho Cave Temple,
7. Ranbireshwar Temple
8. Bawey Wali Mata Temple
1. March to June is the spring-summer season in Jammu.
2. From July to September, Jammu receives monsoon.
3. From October to March is the best time to visit Jammu.
This season sees the most number of tourists