Jolly Grant Airport is also known as Dehradun Airport. The IATA code of Jolly Grant Airport is DED. The ICAO code of Jolly Grant Airport is VIDN.
The infrastructure of Jolly Grant Airport is very basic. Jolly Grant Airport is located at an altitude of 1805 feet above sea level. Jolly Grant Airport occupies a total land area of 42.08 acres.
Jolly Grant Airport has only one airport terminal. The floor area of the terminal of Jolly Grant Airport is 249 square meters. The facilities are very basic - there is a marked absence of an Immigration Counter. The Customs Counter is also absent. Only the obligatory Check-In counter is present at Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.
Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun has no separate cargo terminal.
The runway of Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is a short one. The absence of a long runway makes it impossible for big commercial aircraft like Boeing 737's to land at Jolly Grant Airport. Only small turboprop aircraft are capable of landing at Jolly Grant Airport. The seating capacity of these type of aircrafts is approximately 50 passengers.
The government of Dehradun has taken upon it the task of upgrading Jolly Grant Airport. This is done with the view to boost tourism in the region. Jolly Grant Airport is an ideal location for establishing a Low Cost Airline (LCA) hub. This move will also boost the employment potential in the region.
Jolly Grant Airport
|Airport Name||Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun Airport)|
|Address||Airport Director, Airports Authority of India, Jolly Grant Airport,Dehradun, Uttarakhand|
|Distance from the city||30 Kms East of city|
|Airlines Operating at Airport :|
|Passenger||Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Spicejet|
|Cargo/Charters||Forum One, Air Charter, Span Air, Pawan Hans, Club One, AR Airways, Prabhatam Airways, Bajaj Auto, Mega Air, Asia Aviation, IFS|
|Type of Transport||Availability||Remarks|
|Inter terminus bus service||Available||State Road Transport Dept. services are available|
|Metro rail system||No||-|
|City bus service||Available||-|
|General taxi service||Available||-|
|Pre-paid taxi service||-||-|
|Car rental service||Available||-|
|Inter state bus service||-||-|
|Ineter state taxi / car service||Available||-|
Last Updated on 14 March 2013
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