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Bagdogra Airport Siliguri

Bagdogra Airport Siliguri or Civil Aerodrome, Bagdogra is a Military Unit Airport open for civilian flights. It is about 16kms from the city of Siliguri in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal, India.

It is the gateway airport to the hill towns of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Mirik,Kalimpong and the state of Sikkim. The airport is a major stop for flights from Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Guwahati, Bhutan, Singapore, Frankfurt and others.

Bagdogra Airport Siliguri

The airport also has regular helicopter flights to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. It was conferred customs airport status in the year 2002 by the central government. The base is also important since it caters to all military air traffic of the Indian Army regiment in Sukna.

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The Indian Air force which maintains the Air Traffic Control (ATC) and the runway gave permission for night flight landings by civilian aircrafts allowing flights past 6:00pm since the year 2013.

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Bagdogra Airport Siliguri – Operating Since 18 Years Bagdogra Airport Siliguri or Civil Aerodrome, Bagdogra is a Military Unit Airport open for civilian flights. It is about 16kms from the city of Siliguri in Darjeeling District of West Bengal, ndia.

It is the gateway airport to the hill towns of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Mirik, Kalimpong and the state of Sikkim. The airport is a major stop for flights from Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Guwahati, Bhutan, Singapore, Frankfurt, and others.

The airport also has regular helicopter flights to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. It was conferred customs airport status in the year 2002 by the central government. The base is also important since it caters to all military air traffic of the Indian Army regiment in Sukna.

The Indian Air force which maintains the Air Traffic Control (ATC) and the runway gave permission for night flight landings by civilian aircrafts allowing flights past 6:00 pm since the year 2013.

How To Reach Gangtok From Bagdogra Airport?

NH10 connects Gangtok with Bagdogra Airport. Private taxi services are available every day that ply not only to Gangtok but other parts of the region. Its takes about 4.5 hours to cover a distance of 126 km from Bagdogra.

Another option is via – air. Helicopter services are available on a regular basis. Pakyong Airport, which located at the distance of 35 km west of the city has recently started operating. Domestic flights like SpiceJet operates to/from Bagdogra to Pakyong.

Which Is The Nearest Airport To Siliguri?

Bagdogra Airport (IXB) is the only nearest airport to Siliguri. The approx distance between the city and the airport is 12 km. It takes about 28 minutes via car to reach the airport from the main city. The major routes NH10 and NH27 interlinks each.

How Do I Get To Siliguri From Bagdogra?

If you are traveling to Siliguri for the first time, you need to know that the only medium for traveling to the city is roadways. Once you come out of the airport, you will get prompt access to private taxi services. Besides, regular transport alternatives are available. Such as – auto, state bus (North Bengal State Transport Corporation) ply ‘to/ from’ Siliguri on a regular basis.

Does Siliguri Have An Airport?

Yes. Bagdogra Aiport (IXB) is located 12 km west of Siliguri. The only airport in the city.

Bagdogra Airport Flight Schedule

Both national and international flights are scheduled and operated from Bagdogra Airport. The flight operates to all the major cities in India. The international flight operates to Paro and Bangkok.

National Flights Scheduled On A Daily Basis From Bagdogra Airport (IXB)


City

Time Taken

Flight In Operation

New Delhi

2h 15m

GoAir, IndiGo, AirAsia (India)

Mumbai

3h 0m

IndiGo, SpiceJet

Chennai

2h 50m

SpiceJet

Hyderabad

2h 35m

IndiGo

Bengaluru

2h 45m

SpiceJet, AirAsia (India), IndiGo

Ahmedabad

2h 55m

IndiGo, SpiceJet

Guwahati

1h 0m

IndiGo, GoAir, SpiceJet

Dibrugarh

1h 15m

Vistara

Kolkata

1h 5m

IndiGo, SpiceJet, AirAsia (India)

International Flights Scheduled On A Daily Basis From Bagdogra Airport (IXB)


Country/City

Time Taken

Flight In Operation

Bangkok, Thailand

3h 0m

Druk Air

Paro, Bhutan

40m

Druk Air

Hotels Near Bagdogra Airport Siliguri?

With the growing demand, Siliguri has become a hotspot for a good number of hotels. You can proceed with your booking based on your preferences and the budget. So, below is the list of hotels within the distance of 10 km from Bagdogra Airport Siliguri.

1. Orbit Hotel Bagdogra

Location: Airport Plaza, Bagdogra

Distance: 0.6 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Very Good, Family Friendly

Price: Rs. 2, 200 Onwards

2. Barsana Hotel & Resort

Location: Matigara, Khaprail Road, Siliguri

Distance: 6.6 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Excellent

Price: Rs. 2, 800 Onwards

3. Courtyard by Marriott Siliguri

Location: Hill Cart Road | Mallaguri, Siliguri

Distance: 9.4 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Excellent

Price: Rs. 4,800 Onwards

4. Sinclairs Siliguri

Location: Siliguri

Distance: 9.6 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Very Good

Price: Rs. 3, 200 Onwards

5. Treebo Trend Blue Mountain Country Club And Resort

Location: Salbari, Dagapur, Siliguri

Distance: 9.4 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 3, 200 Onwards

6. Hotel Jagat

Location: Airport More, NH31 | Bagdogra Main Road

Distance: 2.0 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 1, 600 Onwards

7. Hotel Monarch Aachal

Location: Banani Complex, Shivmandir

Distance: 4.1 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 1, 600 Onwards

8. Hotel Bengal International

Location: Hill Cart Road, Siliguri

Distance: 9.5 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 2, 200 Onwards

9. Hotel Oasis

Location: Durga Mandir Near BSF Camp, Bara Mohansingh

Distance: 4.2 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 1, 200 Onwards

10. Simrat Hotel

Location: Gate No 01, Medial

Distance: 4.8 km from Bagdogra Airport

Reviews: Good

Price: Rs. 1, 500 Onwards

Also Read – Pakyong Airport, Sikkim