Flights to Pondicherry


Pondicherry is now officially called Puducherry, and is a union territory of India. Tourists must check out the Promenade, Ashram, French colonial past, mosques, heritage buildings, parks, museums, temples, churches, Auroville City, beaches, the quintessential Tamil culture, etc. It has come up as one of the most popular weekend destinations in southern India.

The GDP of this place is more than US$ 1.4 billion. More than half of the population is still dependent on agriculture. Another source of livelihood is fishing. The economic base of Puducherry is metals, food processing, engineering, IT, tourism, and textiles. There are approximately 5,500 small-scale industries here, in addition to 80 medium and 23 large scale industries. More than 50,000 people are employed in these.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Puducherry Airport or Pondicherry Airport is situated in Lawspet. This airport is used for charter flights, scheduled services, and local flying training. Larger aircraft can now land and take-off from here. An airline operating from this airport is SpiceJet. The most common destinations connected directly are Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai. The Puducherry airport can handles 300 passengers at a time, during peak hours. All kinds of basic facilities are available in the airport terminal. Transport available from airport includes taxis and rental cars.

More Information on Pondicherry

This place is spread over a total area of 492 sq km. The total population is 1,244,464 and the prominent languages are Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and French. Some of the must-visit places are:
  • Promenade (The Beach Road)
  • Bharathi Park
  • Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • Gandhi Statue
  • Jama Mosque
  • The Pondicherry Museum
  • The Church of Our Lady of the Angels
  • Meeran Mosque
  • Light House
  • Botanical Garden
  • Vedhapureeswarar Temple
  • French War Memorial
  • Romain Rolland Library
  • Raj Niwas
  • Ananda Rangapillai House
October to March is the best time for visit the city.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018


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