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Dabolim Airport Goa

Air access to Goa is offered by a large number of domestic and international carriers that offer their flights to and from Goa. The Dabolim airport, Goa, is the only airport in the small state of Goa. It is well connected with the rest of India as well as many international destinations.

Facts About Dabolim Airport, Goa :

Area : 688 hectares
Civil Enclave : 14 hectares
Terminal Building : 12,000 sq. Meters.
Runway : 7850 Feet

General Information :

The Dabolim airport, Goa, was started under Portuguese rule in Goa in the 1950s. It is one of the top ten airports of India in terms of passenger traffic. It is also among the profitable air terminals of India. The airport caters to about 90 percent of the total international chartered flight traffic in India. Estimates say that between 150 to 200 thousand foreign tourists arrive in chartered flights to Goa every year.

The Air- traffic control of the airport is looked after by the Indian navy at present. The flight traffic is about 30- 40 per day.

The runway length has been enhanced over the years to reach 7850 feet today. The facilities in the airport can cater to Boeing 747s at present.

Airlines :

Domestic :

A large number of domestic carriers operate their flights to and from Goa. These include Deccan, Indian, Jet Lite, Indigo, Go-Air, Spice Jet and Kingfisher.

Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Mangalore and Trivandrum are the major destinations connected with Dabolim airport in Goa.

International :

Many chartered flights from various international destinations arrive in Dabolim airport, Goa. XL Airways, Novair, Monarch Airlines, and Thomsonfly are a few of the chartered airlines that operate flights to Goa.

The UK and Russia are the two countries which have regular chartered flights to Goa. Sri Lankan Airlines offers air connection with Colombo.

Distances from Major Cities in Goa :

Panaji 35 kilometers
Vasco 4 kilometers
Madgaon 30 kilometers
Mapusa 38 kilometers