Located at a short distance of 10 km from Kullu, the Kullu airport connects the Himalayan kingdom with rest of India by air. Popularly known as the Kullu- Manali airport, Kullu airport is equipped with all the modern infrastructural amenities. One of the ways to reach Manali, the airport of Kullu supports all the necessary facilities for the convenience of the tourists. Kullu- Manali airport has direct flights to and from Chandigarh, Delhi and Jubbar- hatti of Shimla. The airport at Kullu extends a warm welcome to all the guests who avail the service by air. Kullu airport follows strict security measures to avoid any kind of security lapse and unwanted incidents.
Being an important place of tourist and commercial interest of Himachal Pradesh, Kullu attracts large number of visitors through out the year. Most of the tourists who visit Kullu for enhancement of their official or business interests avail the air service for constraint of time. Kullu airport draws national and international tourists as well. The warm hospitality of the staffs of the airport make the tourists feel completely at ease. The airport is equipped with a restaurant that provides vegetarian and non vegetarian cuisines. Added to this, are the numerous small snacks corners within the airport that offers various eatable items at reasonable prices.
For the entertainment of the tourists, Kullu airport has a book stall that is flooded with all kind of magazines and novels. However, the busiest part of the Kullu- Manali airport is the huge lounge where guests can relax on the leather couches. Kullu airport remains busy and crowded through out the year. Surrounded by exotic landscape and places of religious importance, the airport of Kullu- Manali is thronged by visitors from far and wide who are very pleased with the friendly attitude of the airport staffs.
Runway: 3690 ft / 1125 m
AAI, Kullu Manali Airport, Kullu-175125
State: Himachal Pradesh
Latitude - 31° 52’ 36 N
Longitude - 77° 9’ 16 E
Elivation - 3573 ft
Operator - Airports Authority of India
Type - Public
Magnatic Variation - 001° E (01/06)
Beacon - Yes
Operational Agency - Civil Government