Flights to Diu

Diu is a historically significant and beautiful town in Daman and Diu. The economy of Daman and Diu is dependent upon tourism, fishing, cottage industry, agriculture, and other industries. The State Domestic product (SDP) of this place is about US$ 156 million. Items of export include handicraft products that are made from tortoise shells, ivory, and horns. The Omnibus Industrial Development Corporation has been established to boost the economy. Travelers will enjoy visiting beaches, museums, forts, temples, churches, and monuments.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Diu Airport serves traffic for Jafrabad and Veraval, neighboring places of Gujarat. This airport has historic significance because it was built during Portuguese rule. Flight operations started on August 16, 1955. The airport is operated by Airport Authorities of India. Major flight destinations from here are Mumbai and Porbunder. An airline that functions regularly here is Jet Airways. The terminal is capable of handling 200 passengers (100 for arrival and 100 for departure). Facilities available in the airport include free-of-cost baggage services, general paid canteen for foods/snacks and drinks, etc. Taxis and other conveyances are available from the airport to the nearest destinations. You will find abundant buses and trains from respective stations situated nearby. The bus station and railway station are 8 km and 22 km away from the airport, respectively.

More Information on Diu

The total area of Diu is 40 square kilometers, and it has a population of about 52,074. The must-visit places in Diu are:
  • Sunset Point
  • Gomatimata Beach
  • Chakratirath Beach
  • Ghoghla Beach
  • Jallandhar Beach
  • Nagoa Beach
  • Fortim-do-Mar
  • Diu Fort
  • Zampa Gateway
  • INS Khukri Memorial
  • Shell Museum
  • Diu Museum
  • St. Paul's Church
  • Naida Caves
  • Gangeshwar Temple
  • Church of St. Francis of Assisi
Languages spoken here include Hindi, Gujarati, English, and Portuguese. November to February (winter season) is the best time to visit Diu. However, travelers can also visit during summer and monsoon.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018

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