Flights to Port-blair

Port Blair is the largest town and also the capital of the picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is a strategically important base of Indian defense forces- Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The cellular Jail, having historical significance, is also located here.

The major revenue source of the place is tourism. Modern amenities are adopted keeping sustainable development in mind. Timber and woodcraft industry also contributes to the local economy. The economy of this place is primarily agrarian. Some of the important produces of Portblair are oilseeds, seasonal vegetables, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, pulses rubber, red oil, cashew nut, and palm.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Port Blair Airport is officially called Veer Savarkar Airport and is the main airport of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Equipment like ILS are present in the airport to conduct operations during low visibility. There is only one terminal, which has two gates. Bus services are available for transportation between the terminal area and aircraft parking. The bus stand is present quite near the Port Blair Airport, only 2 km away. Buses are available to reach every corner of the city from this bus stand.

All major airlines operate from the Port Blair Airport and some of them are Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, SpiceJet, All India Regional, JetKonnect, and Jal Hans. The most popular destinations from this airport are Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Havelock Waterdrome, and Delhi.

More Information on Port Blair

This place is spread over an area of 16.64 sq km, having a population of 100,608. The languages spoken here are Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nicobarese, Urdu, and English. Some of the must-visit places are:
  • Cellular Jail
  • Corbyn's Cove
  • Mini Zoo
  • Anthropological Museum
  • CARI (Central Agricultural Research Institute)
  • Japanese Bunkers
  • Chatam Saw Mill
  • Anthropological Museum
  • Samudrika Naval Museum
October to May is the best time to visit Port Blair.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018

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