Airport Address Information:
IATA Code: KUU
Address: Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh 175125
Phone: 91-1902-265052, 7408426591
Kullu has emerged as the hub of activities related to tourism, Hydel power generation, floriculture and as Apple Basket of the region.
Kullu–Manali Airport is situated in Bhuntar , Himachal Pradesh on the banks of the river Beas. The Airport is situated 50 kms from the
world famous tourist destination of Manali and 11 km from kullu. The Airport is considered as the difficult for pilots because of its
single runway set in a deep valley.This is a domestic airport.The Airport is operates under Airports Authority of India (AAI). The
airport is served by Air India Regional which offers direct light services to Pathankot and New Delhi. small, regional airlines also
offer scheduled flight services to some other destinations of importance such as Chandigarh, Kolkata and Dharamsala. Kullu to New Delhi
is one of the most popular routes from this airport, with a total of 13 weekly flights.
Currently the Kullu Manali Airport has two domestic terminals:
Terminal 1 and 2- The Airport has two terminals which handles domestic departures and arrivals. The airport has 2 x-ray baggage facilities
available along with trolleys, medical assistance and wheel chair provision for physically challenged and aged passengers. There is a small
snack counter but facilities of duty free shopping are not available at this airport. Tourist information counter run by Himachal tourism
department is available at the terminal. The Kulu airport has the parking capacity of 100 cars. In order to strengthen air connectivity in
the state, the Himachal Pradesh Government plans to upgrade the airport. The terminal manages the flights connecting the various cities in
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: KUU, ICAO: VIBR
Airport Name: Kullu–Manali Airport
City Name: Bhuntar
State: Himachal Pradesh
Distance from city: 11 km from Kullu and 52 km from Manali.
# Baggage Trolleys – Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.
# Restaurants and cafes- For travellers convenience the airport also have food to serve and their are some recommendations.
1. Rohits Italian Garden Rooftop Cafe
2. Cafe Tanishq
3. Maitre: Good Food Café
# Mobile Charging- The charging points are also available at the terminal.
# Medical facilities:
1.Free medical assistence available
# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. STATE BANK OF INDIA ATM
2. HDFC Bank ATM
3. Punjab National Bank ATM
4. Union Bank of India ATM
# Information Desk-
The Airport provides the information desk for the travellers conveniece where they ask their can queries.
Connectivity with the City:
Currently, the airport is served by Air India Regional which offers direct light services to Pathankot and
New Delhi. In addition small, regional airlines also offer scheduled flight services to some other destinations
of importance such as Chandigarh, Kolkata and Dharamsala. The terminal manages the flights connecting the various
cities in india.
Kullu is a district in Himachal Pradesh on the banks of the Beas River, India. The Kullu is know for its history and
cultural practices, it is also known as oldest democracy of the world is of village ‘Malana‘ which is in the Parvati
Valley of kullu. The Great Himalayan National Park is in the Tirthan Valley of Kullu which is declared as one of the
World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2014. Nati performed at International Kullu Dusshera fair holds the Guinness Book of
world record for highest number of people performing Nati at once. The valley is known for its temples and its hills.
The valley has varied biodiversity, It has some of the rarest of animals like Himalayan tahr, western tragopan, monal
and Himalayan brown bear. The place is very famouse tourist destinaion for treks, honeymooners, families too.
Places to visit:
1. Great Himalayan National Park
2. Raghunath Temple
3. Shringi Rishi Temple- Banjar
4. Maha Devi Tirth Temple
5. Pandoh Dam
6. Hot Springs at Manikaran
7. Friendship Peak
8. Chanderkhani Pass and many more places...
Summer (March - June): Summer season in Kullu begins from March and continues till June. The weather during this time of the year is delightful.
This place is perfect to take a trip to during the summer season.
Monsoon (July - August): Monsoon season in Kullu begins from July and continues to August. The hill station is mesmerising with cold winters.
Winter (September - February) : Winter season in Kullu begins from the middle of September and continues till February.
The temperature goes down to sub-zero levels, this is an ideal time to visit Kullu to view the mesmerising snow-capped hills.