Leh Airport

When we talk about airport the only thing that comes in our mind is a lustrous surrounding with sumptuous comfort. Leh airport is also not an exception. It is an important airport with a mountain surrounding and a special momentousness is attached with this airport.

Leh Airport

About Leh Airport

Many tourists go to Leh from different corners of the world just because of this airport facility. So you can say that this airport is prosperous for its tourist’s attraction. Leh airport has derived its name from one of the revered Kushok Bakula Rimpoche, whose 19th avatar plays a crucial role as a subject matter of India and Ladakhi. The functionary code of Kushok Bakula Rimpoche is (ICAO: VILH, IATA: IXL). It is one of the world’s elated airports at 3,256m (10,682 ft) above expected sea level. The landing strip of this airport extends to 2,875m x45m /9434 x150 feet. (Asphalt)

Facilities at Leh Airport

Located at a high altitude Leh Airport provides enough installation. The airport has an overriding in its security as the state of affairs demands. Fairly large number of police and Indian Army is there round the clock to provide you enough security. So there is nothing to get terrified with the eco-warfare at nearby places. Make sure not to carry any reticule while riding as it is prohibited. You can charge up your cell phones, camera or Laptop while waiting for boarding.

View of Leh Airport
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You can freshen up there in a well maintained lavatory. Some bookstalls will provide you the newspaper and magazine relief. If you are looking for a quick appetite you can have few food zones to satisfy your hunger. Usually the flights take-off and land before afternoon as its location in mountain ranges. Medical support is also accessible at Leh Airport.

Leh Airport Connectivity

The bus terminal near the airport would easily take you to the Leh town within a couple of hour. Taxi and private cab can also be hired to reach the main town. The nearest railway station to Leh is Jammu Tawai in Jammu. Leh airport is a domestic airport. It connects you to some of the major cities of India like Chandigarh, Delhi and Srinagar.

Flight Details from Leh Airport

Regular fights of Indian airways and Jet Airways will make you connect with many other places too. There are many other flights too in a cheaper rate.

Outside the Leh Airport
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Some of the flight destinations from Leh are tagged below:

Leh to Delhi (IXL-DEL)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Indira Gandhi International
Distance: 620.69 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Chennai (IXL-MAA)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Chennai International
Distance: 2,366.07 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Bangalore (IXL-BLR)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Bengaluru International
Distance: 2,328.14 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Goa (IXL-GOI)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Dabolim
Distance: 2,118.34 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Cochin (IXL-COK)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Cochin International
Distance: 2,669.30 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Mumbai (IXL-BOM)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Chhatrapati Shivaji International
Distance: 1,735.90 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Kolkata (IXL-CCU)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International
Distance: 1,660.85 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Hyderabad (IXL-HYD)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Rajiv Gandhi International
Distance: 2,222.43 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Guahati (IXL-GAU)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International
Distance: 1,616.16 km
Airline Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Ahmadabad (IXL-AMD)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International
Distance: 1,319.26 kms
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

As Leh is known to be a domestic airport it often takes Delhi as a link airport for international flights. Details of some of such flights are mentioned below:

Leh to Beijing (IXL-PEK)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Capital International
Distance:
3,495.41 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Frankfurt (IXL-FRA)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Frankfurt International
Distance: 5,742.06 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Amsterdam (IXL-AMS)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Schiphol
Distance: 5,956.34 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Singapore (IXL-SIN)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Changi   
Distance: 4,564.68 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Zurich (IXL-ZRH)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Zurich
Distance: 5,794.86 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to London (IXL-LHR)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Heathrow
Distance: 6,326.61 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Paris (IXL-CDG)
Origin: Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination:
Charles de Gaulle
Distance: 6,188.56 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Madrid (IXL-MAD)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Barajas
Distance: 6,950.14 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Shanghai (IXL-PVG)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Pudong International
Distance: 4,125.09 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

Leh to Bangkok (IXL-BKK)
Origin:
Kushok Bakula Rimpoche
Destination: Suvamabhumi International
Distance: 3,259.90 km
Airlines Carrier: Air India Limited, Jet Airways

After going through all the details you can now pack your bags and baggage’s accordingly and set off for a safe journey via Leh Airport. Wish you an invulnerable journey so far.

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