Airport Address Information:
Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport
IATA Code: SXR
Address: Indragandhi Road, Humhama, Badgam, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190007, INDIA
Telephone: +91 194 230 3311
Srinagar International Airport is an international airport in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. The Airport is owned by the Indian Air force and the Airports Authority of India, the airport is also a military airbase that serves Srinagar. The airport is able to handle both domestic and international flights and can handle about 950 passengers at a time. The Airport is prepared for all the emergencies with the night landing facilities. For the travelers' convenience, the airport has a parking area with 250 spaces and the airport had undergone extensive renovations, including improving the runway.
The operating airlines in Srinagar Airport are- Jet Airways, Go Air, Air India, Spice Jet, and Indigo. Seasonal Hajj pilgrimage charters to Jeddah are also operated from this airport.
The Srinagar Airport has a single terminal for both domestic and Hajj flights.
The main operating flights on the airport are domestic flights within India or
seasonal Hajj flights to Jeddah.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: SXR / ICAO: VISR
Airport Name: Srinagar International Airport
City Name: Srinagar
State: Jammu and Kashmir
Distance from city: 12 KM from city center
Direction from city: South West from city center
# LOST & FOUND BAGGAGE-
The airport provides the lost and found baggage facility in which
Passengers can report any damaged baggage to the ground handling agent of their airline.
Lost & Found call: +91 194 230 3311
# MEDICAL AID
1.Free medical assistance available
# Information counter-
The Srinagar Airport has an information counter for travelers' convenience.
1. State Bank Of India ATM
2. J&K Bank ATM
3. HDFC Bank ATM
# Child care room-
A Child Care Room is available to use, free of charge.
Ask an airport staff member for access.
# Disabled services-
wheelchair rental service 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.
The Srinagar Airport has telephone services available for travelers' convenience.
# Duty-free Shopping:
No duty-free shops are available at the Srinagar Airport.
But you can get various other items at retail prices from outside the airport.
There are various shops that provide reading material, stationery, and clothing items including some traditional clothing too.
Cafes and Restaurant:
Various eating joints are available at Srinagar Airport which serves delicious food to customers.
There are some recommendations for a better food experience.
2. Cafe Coffee Day
3. The Food Street
Connectivity with the City:
The Srinagar International Airport is well connected with major cities. Srinagar Airport is located at a distance of 12 km from the Srinagar bus stand. You can reach the Airport via private taxi and state bus services which run on a regular basis especially to and from the Airport. Srinagar railway station is situated 14 km from the Airport and is directly connected via private taxi services Airport. You can also reach there by state bus services. There are Car Rental Service counters available at the Srinagar Airport terminal. Booking a rental car for your vacation or business trip could be easier in Srinagar Airport.
The City of Srinagar is best known for its lakes and also known as the "Land of Lakes".
Srinagar is the largest city of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is located in
Kashmir valley and is popular for its captivating lakes, gardens, religious shrines, houseboats,
for its natural environment and waters. Srinagar is really a culturally rich city in India.
The resemblance of their culture can be seen in their handicrafts, Music, Paintings dance forms, most famously Kashmiri shawl, and also in their delicious Kashmiri Cuisine. People of Srinagar prefer eating a lot of Nonveg which includes Mutton, chicken, or fish and they also have bakeries serving delicious varieties of loaves of bread and pastries 'Sheermal' and 'Baqerkhani'. The city is served by many highways, Railways, cars, and boats these are the main source of transportation for the city.
Places to Visit:
# Dal Lake
# Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden
# Nishat Bagh
# Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden
# Nigeen Lake
# Chashme Shahi
# Hari Parbat
# Aru Valley
# Jamia Masjid
# Anchar Lake
# Pathar Mosque
# Dastgeer Sahib
# Char Chinar
# Wular Lake
Srinagar Airport Weather:
1.Srinagar receives heavy snowfall in winters
and drops below freezing point at night.
2. Summers are warm with a July daytime.
3. Spring is the wettest season while autumn is the driest.