Gaya Airport

Gaya Airport

Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, is situated just 10 km away from Gaya and handles a range of domestic and regional flights, most of which are conducted on a seasonal basis. The airport is primarily used for pilgrimage flights due to its close proximity to the Buddhist site of Bodh Gaya, with over 100,000 travelers passing through each year.

Terminals at Gaya Airport

There is just a single passenger terminal at Gaya Airport which offers little by way of amenities. The airport is also primarily a seasonal airport, so you will find options are even more limited during the off-season. The passenger terminal itself is set across a single level which handles both arrivals and departures. This makes it much more convenient to transfer between flights as you do not have a long journey on your hands.

Facilities at Gaya Airport

At Gaya Airport you won’t find much available in terms of facilities and amenities, so travelers are advised to bring any essential items to the airport. However, you can find a couple of snack bars and shops if you need any refreshments or travel necessities. Travelers requiring special assistance at the airport should get in contact with your airline at least 48 hours before arriving at the airport. You can also find other essential facilities you may need including currency exchange and banking services, restrooms and a business center.

Gaya Airport Travel Information

Once your flight has arrived at the airport, the most convenient way to reach your destination is to hop in a taxi. You can visit the prepaid taxi counter inside the airport to make the necessary arrangements and ensure you get a fair price for your journey. However, you can also prearrange a private transfer before arriving at the airport if you would prefer.

As a UAE national traveling to India, you can go online and get an e-visa which enables you to stay in the country for up to 60 days. The weather in Gaya gets very hot between April and June with average highs of around 40 degrees, while the weather still stays relatively warm across the year. However, there is a rainy season which commences in June and carries on through until September, so you may want to avoid visiting during this period.

* This information is correct as of May 2018

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 Airport Contact Details

Gaya Airport

Gaya 823004,

Tel:+91 (0)631 428081

 Location Details

Longitude:84° 56' 44'' E
Latitude:24° 44' 48'' N

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