Named after the first President of India, the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport of Varanasi is situated at a distance of 26 km from the city. Known to be a destination of religious importance Varanasi attracts hundreds and thousands of pilgrims every year.
The airport was given its current name in the year 2005 and was awarded the ‘International Status’ in the year 2012. Jet Konnect, JetLite, and Air India are some of the prominent carriers that serve this airport and connects it with the major cities of India, especially to New Delhi and Kolkata. In addition, international flight services are offered to this airport by the Thai Airways and SriLankan Airlines.
The airport enjoys two distinct terminals. The international terminal spanning over an area of 1000 sq. metres is equipped with 2 check-in counters, 1 security counter, and 3 counters each for immigration and customs. The domestic terminal, on the other hand, houses 7 check-in counters and is built over an area of 2000 sq metres.
Varanasi Airport address
Airport Road, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221006, India
Phone:+91 542 262 2155
Top airlines in Varanasi
Go Air | Jet Airways | Air India | Spicejet | IndiGo
Top domestic flight routes from Varanasi Airport
Varanasi to Ahmedabad | Varanasi to Bangalore | Varanasi to Chennai | Varanasi to Hyderabad | Varanasi to Pune
Top international flight routes
Chennai to Dubai | Chennai to London | Chennai to Singapore | Chennai to Colombo