About Bagdogra (IXB)
Bagdogra, a small and picturesque town is located in the Darjeeling district of Indian state West Bengal. Situated about 93 kilometres from Darjeeling, this beautiful Himalayan town, is one of the popular hill stations of India. An important part of countryÔÇÖs tea cultivation region, the whole place is surrounded by lush green tea gardens. The view of the eastern Himalayan Mountains is mesmerizing.
The beautiful town well-preserves its ages old rich culture and traditions, which can be viewed in its many festivals, all celebrated with immense enthusiasm. Gangasagar Mela is the most popular out of them. ItÔÇÖs celebrated during the time of Makar Sankranti. Some of the major tourist spots in Bagdogra are Salugara Monastery, ISKON Temple, Sevoke Kali Mandir, Kalchakra Monastery, Mahananda Wildlife, The Science City and others. This place is popular because it offers views of the eastern Himalayan Mountains. The Teesta River flows close by this town, which offers water activities such as river rafting and fishing.
Perhaps Bagdogra is the biggest attraction in itself. With scenic surroundings all around, it certainly is destination to be seen. It can be reached easily by air. Bagdogra has an international airport, the only one in the whole North Bengal region. Flights to Bagdogra can be availed easily from most of the major Indian cities. Book your Bagdogra air tickets with makemytrip.com to grab some exciting discounts.
|Bagdogra Airport or Civil Aerodrome Bagdogra is located in the town of Bagdogra, at a distance of about 16 km from Siliguri. Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and spice jet are some of the airlines for Bagdogra that connect various destinations like Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bangkok etc.Orbit Hotel Bagdogra and HotelSinclairs Siliguri are some of the hotels near the Bagdogra airport.|
Airport Name: Customs Airport
Bagdogra (Civil Enclave)
IATA Code: IXB
Address: Civil Aerodrome
GMT Offset: +5.5 hours