Jammu is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The city has picturesque natural places, ancient religious shrines, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes, caves, happening city centers, and much more.
In the Jammu administrative division, the Jammu city is the main economic and cultural center. It contains many small- and large-scale industries. Bari-Brahmana and Gangayal are the largest industrial estates in the entire Jammu and Kashmir. You will find large numbers of food grain mills, recreation centers, cinemas, and shopping complexes here. One of the most flourishing businesses other than tourism is the real estate business.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
The Jammu Airport is officially called Satwari Airport. The main airlines operating from this airport include SpiceJet, Air India, JetLite, IndiGo, and GoAir. Some of the most popular destinations here are Srinagar, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ranchi, Jaipur, Chennai, Goa, and Leh.
Airport facilities available are trolleys and wheelchair services (for the physically disabled and senior citizens). You will find duty-free shops in the airport itself. The products available are reasonable. You can also have lip-smacking foods and drinks in the restaurants, cafes, and eateries. Shops for stationary, magazines, and jewellery are also there in the Jammu Airport.
Taxis and rental cars are available outside the terminal. Other transports available are bus and trains. However, the bus and railway stations both are 10 km from the airport.
More Information on Jammu
Jammu is spread over an area of 167 sq km, and has a total population of 503,690. Languages spoken are Urdu, Hindi, and Dogri. Some of the must-visit places of Jammu are:
- Vaishno Devi Shrine
- Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mansar Lake
- Bahu Fort
- Raghunath Temple
- Peer Kho Cave
- Machail Mata
- City centers
September to April is the best time to visit Jammu.