Ahmedabad Portblair Flights Information
Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat, is often termed as the 'Manchester of the East' due to its thriving textile industry. One of the fastest growing cities of India, Ahmedabad is major business, commercial, IT and industrial hub of the country. Port Blair, on the other hand, is a coastal town and the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Boasting of a rich history, the destination is famed for its Cellular Jail, which was used to imprison freedom fighters during the British Raj. The two destinations are connected with each other via various means of transport. However, flights are the fastest and most convenient option of covering the vast distance of 2520 km (1566 miles) between the two cities. Interlinking the two destinations are the regular Ahmedabad Port Blair flights operated by Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and JetKonnect.
No direct flight is available on this route currently, but travellers can choose from more than 85 options of connecting flights on a daily basis. The first flight is operated by Air India and it departs from Ahmedabad at 4:00 hours every day. The last flight is also operated by Air India at 22:05 hours on all days, excluding Tuesdays. On Tuesdays it is JetKonnect that operates the last flight, which takes off at 22:25 hours. Air India operates the maximum number of Ahmedabad Port Blair flights every week. Most of these flights on this route have stoppages in Chennai, New Delhi or Kolkata.
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD) at Ahmedabad is the eighth busiest airport of India in terms of passenger traffic. The airport is provided with ample facilities like taxi service, tourist information counter and pre-paid mobile booth. Various shops, restaurants and ATMs are also available at this airport. On the other hand, the Veer Savarkar International Airport (IXZ) at Port Blair has only one terminal and a single runway. Also called Port Blair Airport, it is located at 2 km from the city centre. Travellers can get information of flights and more at the help desks and counters of different airlines.