Flight to Bagdogra
Bagdogra is a very small hilly town in the district of Darjeeling, West Bengal. This place is surrounded by tea gardens, the major source of employment for local people. Tourism also generates employment here. Bagdogra is known for the sole international airport present in the hill area. You can visit various places in Bagdogra like old monuments of the British era, religious temples, nearby wildlife sanctuaries,?and others.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
Bagdogra airport is an international airport. It serves the entire hill region along with the low lying areas nearby. Flights from Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai frequently land here.
The aerodrome facility helps helicopters to land and take off. A category III? night vision facility helps flights to land during the night. You can get wheelchair facilities for aged and physically challenged persons, free baggage and trolley services, enough counters for snacks, juice, coffee, and other foods, duty-free shopping, and many others. Some of the most popular carriers available here are Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, SpiceJet, and Druk Air.
All kinds of connectivity are available from this airport, including railway, bus, and taxi. Bagdogra railway station is also situated nearby from where you can reach various destinations. Trains are quite frequent here.
More Information on Bagdogra
The exact location of Bagdogra is 26° 42' 57" N latitude and 88° 19' 56" E longitude. The population of the place is anywhere between 10,000 and 20,000. Some of the spoken languages here include Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, and English. Some of the must-visit places here include The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Coronation Bridge, Salugara monastery, picturesque confluence of Teesta and Rangeet rivers, Kali Mandir, white water rafting on Teesta river, and ISKCON temple. Bagdogra can be enjoyed best during the months March-June and September-November.