Flights to Varanasi

Varanasi is also known by the names Benaras and Kashi. Many people call it the 'Holy City of India' or the 'City of Temples'. The Banaras Hindu University (BHU), the largest residential universities of Asia, is located here.

Most of the workforce here is in the manufacturing and service sectors. Less than 10% of the population is employed in agriculture and construction. Weaving is the most popular manufacturing industry here. Tourism is one of the largest contributors of the economy, as well as one of the biggest employment-generators. This place is frequented by 200,000 foreign tourists and 3 million domestic tourists every year.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Varanasi Airport is officially known as Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport. The facilities available in the airport are of the highest quality. Some of the airlines operating from this airport are: Air India, Jet Airways, Buddha Air, Mihin Lanka, Thai Airway International, SpiceJet, and JetLite. The most popular destinations from this airport are Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Tirupati, Mumbai, Khajuraho, Lucknow, Gaya, Colombo, Kathmandu, and Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi.

The Varanasi Airport comes equipped with a latest baggage-handling system and escalators. Some of the essential facilities available in this airport are: free luggage facility, wheelchairs for the disabled persons, free special arrangements for senior citizens, eateries, shops for books, newspapers, local handicrafts, ethnic jewellery, restaurants, snack parlors, etc. Taxis, auto-rickshaws, rental cars, and buses are available. The railway station is also located nearby.

More Information on Varanasi

The area of this metropolis is 1,535 sq km, while the population is 3,676,841. The languages spoken here are Hindi, Urdu, and English. The must-visit places in Varanasi are:
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Ramnagar Fort
  • Bharat Kala Bhawan
  • Sarnath Museum
  • Dashashwamedh Ghat
  • Manikarnika Ghat
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Alamgiri Mosque
  • Gyanvapi Mosque
October to March is the best time to visit Varanasi.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018

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