Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is one of the seven Union Territories of India. This city is a prominent base of Indian Coast Guard, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. With impressive museums, beaches and landmarks, this city welcomes tourists from all over the country and beyond. This city is well-connected to Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, by regular flights. SpiceJet, JetKonnect and Air India operate several connecting flights between Port Blair and Hyderabad on all days of the week. However, maximum number of flights on this route is operated by Air India.
The air distance between the two cities is 1674 km (1040 miles), and it takes a minimum of 4 hours 45 minutes to reach Hyderabad from Port Blair, due to unavailability of direct or non-stop flights plying on this route. On a daily basis, travellers have more than 100 options of connecting flights between Port Blair and Hyderabad. As per their schedule, they can choose from one-stop, two-stop, three-stop and four-stop flights. On this route, the first flight is operated by Air India that takes off at 07:55 hours daily. The last Port Blair Hyderabad flight is operated by JetKonnect, which departs at 14:45 hours.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located 22 km south of Hyderabad. This state-of-the-art airport features contemporary facilities like business lounges, Wi-Fi internet, spa centre, eating outlets, lounges, medical service, assistance to differently abled and prayer room. Serving the city of Port Blair is the Veer Savarkar International Airport that only features a domestic terminal. Conveniences like tourist information centre, eating outlets, restroom, car rental service and wheel chair facility for differently abled people, are available at the airport. The airport codes of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport and Veer Savarkar International Airport are HYD and IXZ, respectively.