Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra, is the leading business, commercial and financial centre of India. Popularly referred to as “Financial Capital of India”, the city is home to the renowned Indian film industry. Port Blair, on the other hand, serves as the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Island and is an important base for the Indian coast guards, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. The place is also known for the famous Cellular Jail, museums and beaches. A large number of tourists from Mumbai travel to Port Blair to enjoy its natural beauty and charm. There are many regular Mumbai Port Blair flights operated by Air India, SpiceJet, Jet Air and JetKonnect.
The aerial distance between the two cities is 2307.42 km (1433.76 miles), which can be covered in just a few hours by air. There is no non-stop Mumbai Port Blair flight available now, and almost all the flights have a stoppage in Chennai or Hyderabad. The direct flight operated by SpiceJet departs Mumbai at 06:05 hours and goes via Chennai. This flight operates on all the days of a week except Thursday. Besides, travellers have more than 80 connecting flights options on this route on any given day. The last flight on this route is operated by Air India that departs at 23:00 hours. This flight operates on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Depending upon their schedule, they can also opt for morning, afternoon, evening or late evening flights.
The airport codes of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai and Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair are BOM and IXZ, respectively. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has world-class infrastructure with facilities of plush lounges, Wi-Fi, left luggage facility, wheelchair assistance, food and shopping outlets among others. Port Blair Airport is located at 2 km from the city centre, and has all the basic facilities.