Flights to Porbandar

Porbandar is a coastal city of Gujarat. It was here that Mahatma Gandhi was born. Tourists are advised to explore the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, innumerable temples, bird sanctuary, parks, planetarium, beaches, and many more. The main economic activity of Porbandar is tourism. One of the major sources of livelihood for most people here is fish processing and small scale industries. Major crops produced here are groundnut, cotton, wheat, bajra, jowar, tal, and gram. Other industries present here are petrochemical, mineral production, cotton garment manufacturing, machine tools, software, telecommunications, and more.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Porbander airport is an important public airport for civilian operations. The terminal has been upgraded at a cost of Rs. 13.50 crores. The total passenger capacity of the terminal is 200, which comprises 100 for arriving and 100 for departing. Some of the basic facilities available are: two conveyor belts and six check-in counters in the arrival halls, free baggage services, wheel chairs for the disabled persons, and numerous shops (foods and beverages, newspapers, magazine, books, and other stationary items), including duty-free ones. The regular flights available are JetKonnect and Jet Airways. The most popular destinations are Diu and Mumbai from Porbander Airport. Buses, taxis and rental cars are available from the airport to reach your destination. The railway station is also located nearby.

More Information on Porbandar

The area of Porbandar district is 2,298 sq km, while the population is 586,062. The languages spoken here are Gujarati, Hindi, and English. Some of the must-visit places here are:
  • Birthplace of Father of the Nation (Kirti Mandir)
  • Nehru Planetarium
  • Sudama Mandir
  • Satyanarayan's Mandir
  • Kamla Nehru Park
  • Chowpati Beach
  • Bird Sanctuary
  • Sandipani Vidyaniketan
  • Tara Mandir
  • Rana Bapu's Mahal
  • RangBai Tample Beach
The best time to visit Porbandar is from October to January.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Twitter Share to Twitter Share

Which is the Coldest Place in India?Drass is the coldest place in India. The town is located in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil District. It falls on NH 1 between Kargil town and Zoji La pass. It is famously called the 'the Gateway to Ladakh'. The climate here is of mediterranean continental… Read More...
Which is the Only Indian State That Was a Separate Country?Sikkim was once an independent country before India claimed it on May 16, 1975. Before that, it was a monarchy and was ruled by Chogyals (kings). The last Chogyal of Sikkim was Palden Thondup Namgyal. He had interests in keeping Sikkimas an independent unit, just… Read More...
What are the Major Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Floods Happened in India in the 21st Century?India has had a large number of calamities over the period of time. There have been many in the 21st century itself. Let's discuss the major earthquakes, floods, and tsunamis in the country which claimed thousands of lives and caused huge losses of property. There… Read More...

EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.

We follow for border and boundary demarcations