Guwahati is the most important business, commercial and education centre in North-eastern India. The place is also an important tourist base point, acting as a main gateway to all the seven north-eastern states. Goa, on the other hand, is a world-renowned beach destination frequented by a large number of tourists from the country and abroad. Both the cities have good air networks connecting them to all major destinations of India. The aerial distance between Guwahati and Goa is 2200.62 km (1367.4 miles), and it takes a minimum of 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover this distance by a direct flight. Jet Air operates a direct Guwahati to Goa flight, via Kolkata and Mumbai. This flight takes off at 07:50 hours from Guwahati and reaches Goa at 14:00 hours.
Travellers have a minimum of 50 options of connecting flights available on this route on a daily basis. JetKonnect, GoAir, Jet Air and SpiceJet are some of the prominent airlines operating regular Guwahati to Goa flights. The first flight for Goa leaves at 07:50 hours from Guwahati in the morning everyday, except on Fridays, when the first flight is of SpiceJet that departs at 09:05 hours. In addition, there is a two-stop direct Jet Air flight for Goa available from Guwahati that leaves at 07:50 in the morning on all days of the week. On the way, this aircraft halts at Kolkata and Mumbai. People who wish to leave late in the day can book ticket in the last flight that leaves at 18:55 hours on all the days of the week. The last flights are the connecting ones with more than two stoppages.
GAU and GOI are the codes of Guwahati and Goa airports, respectively. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is an international facility providing standard facilities to passengers. The airport features a cyber cafe, tea/snack counter, PCO (STD/ISD), jewellery shop, florist counter and restaurant. Besides, there is also a child care room, and assistance to physically challenged people is also provided here. On the other hand, the Goa International Airport, also known as Dabolim Airport, has facilities like snack bar, vending machines for fruit juice and magazines, shopping stores, international money exchange counter, herbal healthcare centre, baggage wrapping machine and ATM machines among others.