Airport Name: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport
Address :Varanasi, Airport Rd, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006
IATA Code: VNS
Contact: +91 542 262 2155
Latitude: 25.449697 Longitude: 82.85373
About Varanasi Airport: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is the official name of Varanasi Airport, which serves to the religious capital of India – Varanasi. The airport is named after a former prime minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shashtri. It is a public airport located 18 km northwest of Varanasi at Babatpur. The airport has received international status on 4th October 2012 by Union Cabinet. It has three terminals - domestic, international and cargo. Domestic terminal serves to domestic cities and international terminal is meant to serve the international passengers. Cargo terminal is half a kilometer away from the main airport terminals.
Varanasi Airport is an international airport that serves to various domestic and international destinations. Top Indian airlines serving to Varanasi Airport are Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetKonnect, and SpiceJet. The international airline serving to this airport are Buddha Air, Mihin Lanka and Thai Airways.
Varanasi Airport offers a number of facilities to its visitors and makes their visit to airport really memorable. It provides convenient baggage facility through trolley. Wheelchairs are also available for physically challenged people. There is availability of baggage handling for senior citizens. In the premises of the airport, various shops are available offering competitive price. Ethnic jewelry, local handicrafts, and reading items can be purchased here. The airport also has eateries and restaurants serving hygienic and delicious food. Cafes & snack bars can be visited for light meals.