About Pathankot (IXP)
Pathankot is a picturesque town situated in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab. It is surrounded by lush greenery and is located close to state border shared with Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. Besides a host of tourist attractions, the city boasts of a rich culture and friendly people. Some of the popular tourist attractions are the Mukteshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, majestic Nurpur Fort, Nagni Temple, Kathgarh Temple, beautiful Shahpur Kandi Fort and Ranjit Sagar Dam. Tourists planning to explore these places can book flights to Pathankot airport.
Though there is an airport in the destination, it is difficult for tourists to get air tickets to Pathankot as the airport is mainly used by defence forces. In case tourists do not find tickets on Pathankot flights, they can make booking on flights to Kangra airport, which is located at a distance of 76 km from Pathankot. Tourists can opt for taxi or bus to travel to Pathankot from Kangra airport, which is also referred to as the Gaggal airport. Besides, tourists coming for international destinations can travel to the nearest international airport of Amritsar, from where tourists can travel by road or rail to Pathankot. Best airfare deals that offer cheap air tickets to tourists seeking to reach Pathankot are available on www.makemytrip.com
Pathankot is connected to the major cities of the country through air route. The airline flying to and from Pathankot is Air India regional. These flights have connected Pathankot to Delhi, Kullu and Ludhiana. The Pathankot airport is a military airport located in Pathankot, Punjab. There are many luxury 5 star, 3 star as well as cheap hotels available near the Pathankot airport.
Airport Name: Civil Airport Pathankot
IATA Code: IXP
Address: Civil airport
GMT Offset: +5.5