Airport Name:Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
Address: Airport Rd, Leh, Jammu & Kashmir – 194101
IATA Code: IXL
Contact: +91 1982 251 783
Latitude:34.14035 Longitude: 77.54746
About Leh Airport: Located at an altitude of at 3,256 meters (10,682 feet) above the sea level, Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport is a domestic airport serving the beautiful city of Leh in Jammu & Kashmir. This is one of the highest airports in the world. The airport is named after the respected Kushok Bakula Rinpoche - the head of Pethup Gompa in Spituk, Ladakh, India. Due to being in Jammu & Kashmir, Leh Airport witnesses tight security.
Leh Airport is an important airport of India that is visited by a number of tourists on regular basis. The top airlines serving to Leh Airport are Air India from Delhi, Jammu & Srinagar, GoAir from Delhi & Jammu and Jet Airways from Delhi & Chandigarh.
Leh Airport offers hi-tech baggage facility to its guests but passengers need to make out their check-in baggage after scanning, and before being loaded at the aircraft. Other facilities at the airport are also available, including Tea/Coffee Counters, snack-bars and STD/ISD PCO Booth services and other related facilities.