One of the highest airports in the world, the Airport of Leh stands at an incredible height of 10,000 feet above the sea-level. The Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport gets its name from a highly revered Statesman in the Indian as well as Ladakhi diaspora.
One of the only airports in the nation, where hand-baggage is not allowed pertaining to security concerns, this public airport is patrolled by a large number of policeman and personnel from the Indian Army at all times.
This airport offers direct connectivity to all the major cities in Northern India including New Delhi, Srinagar and Jammu, through prominent airlines such as Jet Airways, Go Air and Air India.
Nestled in the stunning surroundings of the majestic Himalayan Range, this airport houses a single terminal which is dedicated to domestic flight operations. The terminal has a passenger handling capacity of 150 for arrivals and the same for departures.
Spanning over an area of 3,600 square metres, this airport avails 10 check-in counters complete with 5 security counters.