Flights to Amritsar


Flights to Amritsar

Amritsar is an important city of Punjab and is famous for the Golden Temple. Over 100,000 visitors visit this holy shrine of the Sikhs every week. It is a significant economic hub of India and the main economic activities here are tourism, light engineering, handicrafts, fabrics, carpets, service trades, and farm produce.

The site of the infamous Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919, during colonial times?, has been preserved to commemorate the martyrs of the freedom struggle. There are various places to visit including famous religious sites, gardens, the Indo-Pak border, memorials, monuments, historic villages, and others.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The only airport in Amristsar is Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, named after the founder of this wonderful city, Sri Guru Ram Das, who was the fourth Sikh Guru. This busy airport handles both domestic and international carriers. Around hundred commercial flights are handled every week by this airport. Some of the renowned flights are Air India, SpiceJet, JetKonnect, Jet Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Blue, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Gulf Air, and many others. Connectivity to or from the airport is very good. You will get all sorts of transport facilities right from bus services, public transport, taxis, to hired cars, you will get everything from the airport.

More Information on Amritsar

This beautiful city is spread over 5,056 square km or 1,952 square miles. As per the 2011 census, the total number of people residing in the city is 1,183,705. The spoken languages here are Punjabi, Hindi, and English. Must visit places in Amritsar are the Golden Temple, Durgyana Temple, Jalianwala Bagh, Wagha Border, Vaishali, Udaipur, Taran Taran, Ramtirth Mandir, Pinjore, Jallandhar, Harike Pattan, and many more. The best time to visit Amritsar is anywhere from the month of October to the month of March.

Last Updated on : November 6, 2017


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