Jaipur, the city that attracts tourists from all over the world with its splendid history, magnificent forts and artistic palaces is well connected by road, rail and air. Tourists visiting Jaipur also visit the nearby attractions like Ajmer for the Dargah of Salim Chishti and Pushkar for the renowned Brahma temple. Tourists also like to visit the Bharatpur and Sariska sanctuaries and tiger safaris at Ranthambore National Park etc. Other cities of Rajasthan that form great tourist hubs like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer are well connected to Jaipur.
Jaipur Airport near Jagatpura in southern Sanganer is around 12 kms from the old city and 15 kms from Sindhi Camp Bus Stand. The Jaipur Junction Railway station is nearly 13 kms from the airport while the Gandhi Nagar Railway Station is just 5 kms from the airport. The main areas of Jaipur like Raja Park (10 kms) Bani Park (14 kms), Mansarovar (8kms) are also easily accessible from the airport. Hence, the airport is well connected to the main city with local autos, taxis, RSGT buses etc. Several five star as well as budget hotels in vicinity of the airport like Choki Dhani Resort, Jaipur Palace, Rambagh Palace, Hotel Clarks Amer provide excellent services to their guests.
Jaipur Airport is the only international airport in Rajasthan with international carriers operating since 2005. It helped the gemstones and jewelry exporters to export their goods easily to other countries. It is well connected to major cities of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Kochi, Guwahati, Goa, Ludhiana, Agra etc. The airport handles approximately two thousand international aircraft movements and twenty thousand domestic aircraft movements per year with passenger traffic exceeding two lakh for international travel and sixteen lakh for domestic travel. The Jaipur Airport Authority is the controlling authority of operations at Jaipur Airport. It follows the guidelines established by Airport Authority of India to provide best service to the travellers. Many low cost budget airlines as well as complete service airlines operate at Jaipur airport like Air India, Paramount Airways, Go Air, Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, Spice jet, Jet Airways, MDLR Airlines, Oman Air, Air Arabia, Air Sahara, Alliance Airlines etc.
Jaipur Airport sprawls over twenty eight lakh square meters in area and can accommodate 14 A320 aircrafts. It operates through two Terminals – Terminal 1 and 2. While both national and international flights operate from Terminal 2, Terminal 1 handles domestic travellers only. Terminal 2 has 14 check in counters, six immigration counters, four custom and four security counters that provide a smooth hassle free experience to the travellers.
In terms of facilities, it provides modernized service like escalators and hi tech baggage handling systems. Certain basic facilities like drinking water, entertainment TVs, showers, information signage etc. are available. A host of cafes, restaurants, bakeries are present inside to treat your empty stomachs at nominal prices. Luxurious lounges let you relax if your flight is late. The duty free gift shops and souvenir shops provide products at nominal prices. One finds just a mini market at Jaipur Airport with medicine shops, traditional jewelry shops, apparel stores, medicine shops, currency exchange shops etc. Stepping out of the airport, hire a taxi through prepaid taxi services or get a rental car to get you to the city.
Given below are important numbers to assist you garner any information at Jaipur Airport.
Enquiries Phone Number: (91) 141 552 222 / 519
Flight Information Number: (91) 141 550 222 / 519
Address: Airport Director, Airport Authority of India, Civil airport, Sanganer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Telephone No. 91-141-2550623
Fax: 91-141-2721585, 91-141-2725215
IVRS Facility at Terminal 2: 91-141-2726290, 91, 92, 93, 09413332124 (M)