Bhuj Airport

Bhuj is well linked to major parts of Gujarat through road and rail. To cater to the demands of regular travelers coming to Bhuj, Airways in Bhuj plays an important role. Bhuj has an airport which is used for dual purpose-for military use and for the civilians. In this article you will get information regarding Bhuj Airport.

Bhuj Airport
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About Bhuj Airport

Bhuj Airport was originally constructed to serve the Indian Air Force so that it could be used as a military base. Bhuj being an important city of Kutch and its proximity with the Pakistan Border, Bhuj Airport has been playing an important role in our country’s defense since the first day.  Later on two more bunkers were constructed so that Jet Airways and Indian Airlines could use them for serving civilians.

After domestic terminal was built in Bhuj Airport, it started functioning in the year 2003. During the Gujarat earthquake in 2001, Bhuj Airport played very important role in serving the thousands of earthquake victims as it was used as the first aid center. The airport became the center for medical aids and food supplies. This airport still plays an important role in serving the Border Security Force. Bhuj Airport is also known as Shyamji Krishna Verma Airport.

Facilities at Bhuj Airport

Bhuj Airport houses a single domestic terminal from where all the flights for major cities of India are available. This terminal can serve 200 passengers at a time. This terminal is also used for flying the planes belonging to Air Force of India as and when needed. Bhuj Airport offers very good baggage services. Free trolley services available to the passengers by the airport authorities. Passengers can ask for help at the Lost & Found Baggage Counters in case they face problems with their baggage. Baggage scanners are located at the departure and arrival gates of Bhuj Airport for security purpose.

At the Bhuj Airport
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Bhuj Airport has shops selling items like medicine, newspapers, food items and others. Delicious food items of all types are sold in various eateries located within the premise of Bhuj Airport. You will also get duty free shops at this airport from where you can buy items without paying any duty fee. 

Bhuj Airport Connectivity

Bhuj Airport can be reached from the town very easily. From the airport, Bhuj Bus Stand is about 4-4.5 KM away. Travelers can get buses run by the State Transport Corporation from the bus stand located outside the airport. Taxi services are also available from the airport to reach town. From Bhuj Airport, the nearest railway station is the Bhuj Railway Station which is about 3.5 KM away from the airport. From airport buses as well as taxi services are available on frequent basis. People who get down at Bhuj Railway Station can easily get flights from the airport. This railway station connects Bhuj to major parts of India. 

Flights Passing through Bhuj

Bhuj has flights run by Jet Airways, Jet Konnect and Air India connecting Bhuj and other cities of India. Bhuj and Mumbai are connected directly through airways but to reach places like Ahmedabad, Pune, Goa and others from Bhuj or vice versa, one has to reach Mumbai first and then take connecting flights from there. 

Outside the Bhuj Airport
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Here are the details of Bhuj-Mumbai flights:

Flight No: 9W2535   
Airline: Jet Airways
Arrival Time: 9:05 AM
Start Airport: Mumbai
End Airport: Bhuj

Flight No: S23536    
Airline: Jet Konnect
Departure Time: 9:45 AM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

Flight No: 9W2536    
Airline: Jet Airways
Departure Time: 9:45 AM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

Flight No: S23533    
Airline: Jet Konnect
Arrival Time: 4:40 PM
Start Airport: Mumbai
End Airport: Bhuj

Flight No: S23534   
Airline: Jet Konnect
Departure Time: 1:10 PM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

Flight No: S23535   
Airline: Jet Konnect
Arrival Time: 9:05 AM
Start Airport: Mumbai
End Airport: Bhuj

Flight No: 9W339   
Airline: Jet Airways
Arrival Time: 4:45 PM
Start Airport: Mumbai
End Airport: Bhuj

Flight No: 9W340   
Airline: Jet Airways
Departure Time: 5:15 PM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

Flight No: S25814
Airline: Jet Konnect
Arrival Time: 4:45 PM
Start Airport: Mumbai
End Airport: Bhuj

Flight No: S25815   
Airline: Jet Konnect
Departure Time: 5:15 PM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

Flight No: 9W2534   
Airline: Jet Airways
Departure Time: 5:10 PM
Start Airport: Bhuj
End Airport: Mumbai

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