Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Airports In Rajasthan

Nal (Bikaner) Airport
This is a domestic airport in the city of Bikaner. It is situated approximately 8 km from the main city. Phone : 91-151-230421
Aaner Airport Nal (Bikaner) Airport
Bikaner Airport Type Domestic
Bikaner Airport Location 9 Kms. from City
Airlines - Few Private Operators
Bikaner Airport Telephone-NA
Bikaner has made an important place for it in the tourist circuits of India as tourist visit this magnificent place in thousands, especially during the tourist season between November and March. The sight of the sand dunes with the backdrop of the enormous fort made of red sandstone coming to life with the fairs and festivals displaying a plethora of local colors reflected in the costumes and local art. The sight of Bikaner glowing with the colors of life, in the midst of harsh weather and terrain makes for an incredible sight, attracting tourists from across the globe, traveling all the distance to get drenched in these festivities and colors. This city is home to one of the airports in Rajasthan called Nal (Bikaner) Airport, which has flights of domestic nature coming to and from various cities in India. Nal (Bikaner) Airport is located at a distance of about only 9 km from the city center, and can be easily reached from any part of Bikaner, via taxis, cars, auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws. The airport is located at an elevation of 710 ft. and has only one runway with the dimension of 9000ft by 150 ft. The only terminal of the Nal (Bikaner) Airport has the capacity for twenty arrivals and departures, which is quite small in comparison to other domestic airports in India.
Nal (Bikaner) Airport primarily acts as a military base, but also welcomes civil passenger airlines in the tourist season. The airlines which operate from Nal (Bikaner) Airport include Alliance Air and Indian Airlines, connecting the city with Delhi and Mumbai and other airports within Rajasthan. However, it mostly welcomes charter airlines carrying tourists to this part of the state. Many travel agencies and tour operators arrange for Rajasthan package tours with the inclusion of travel by charter airlines, most of which land in Nal (Bikaner) Airport.
Getting to Bikaner is not an easy task by air but you can take a flight to Delhi, which is the capital city of India or Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country, and board the domestic airlines traveling to Nal (Bikaner) Airport. The facilities available at the airport are not quite much except for baggage checks and trolleys to facilitate you carry your baggage with ease.
It is always advisable to book a hotel some where around the airports as these enhances your movement to and from the airport without having to spend too much of your time. You can choose your accommodation from Bhanwar Niwas (three star), Heritage Resort (three star), Laxmi Niwas Palace (three star), Hotel Basant Vihar Palace (three star), Karni Bhawan Palace Hotel (three star), Gajner Palace Hotel (three star) and other hotels located close to the airport.
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