JAI known as Jaipur Airport is the only international airport in Rajasthan. It is located in southern suburb which is approximately 13 km from Jaipur. Jaipur Airport though international, has many features of Rajasthani culture and aspects that can be seen in its structure.Jaipur Terminal 1 is reserved for domestic and International flights and is 13-14 km away from Jaipur whereas Jaipur Terminal 2 is used only for domestic purposes and is 7 km away from the city.
Airport Code (IATA)- JAI
ICAO Code- VIJP
Corporate Address- Civil Airport, Sanganer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India,
Contact Number- 0141 2550623
Email id- [email protected]
Jaipur Airport is well connected with all major cities and states of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Bengaluru and Ahmadabad. Starting as an domestic airport only, the international certification was done on 29 December 2005.The structure welcomes the visitors with its entrance gate made of sandstone and stones from Dholpur (a place famous for its best quality stone). With fascinating interiors that showcase Rajasthani paintings in its ultra modern infrastructure of glass and iron, Jaipur Airport is a blend of vintage and modernity. The terminals are beautified further with a paved area with palm trees queued on either side. The Eco friendly factor of the temperature maintenance with the help of trees also adds an aesthetic appeal. Jaipur Airport also uses many energy saving methods and survives on natural resources.
The modernity of the building lies in the transparent glass walls with an automated shield that maintains the temperature and also the flow of light thus being energy efficient in terms of lighting. Jaipur Airport spreads over a vast area of twenty eight lakh square meters with an accommodation of 14 A320 aircraft.
The certification in International and Domestic terms are based on its tie up with many airlines listed below.
The main operations are done through Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 with 14 check in counters at Terminal 2.The new terminal building is designed in a manner to handle 28 flights in a day to 16 destinations. Every airline is provided with three check in counters to speed the process and value the time of passengers. Aerobridges and in-terminus buses are provided along with modern conveyor belts that facilitate the passengers to lift their baggage, an advantage for elderly and pregnant women.
Apart from its contribution to the earth being energy efficient, it also contribute to its visitors with the following facilities:-
The cargo terminal with an area of 700 square meters facilitates the cargo terminal facility which is basically provided by Rajasthan Small Scale Industries Co. Ltd. Blue Dart Aviation is related for this facility.
Following are some taxi services that the Airport offers to its passengers that are available almost 24/7
Taxi Services Jaipur
Contact- 0141 5000000
Pinkcity Radio taxi Private Ltd.
Contact- 0141 5108888
Contact- 0141 2317957
Also near the Airport, many Hotels are lined up for the comfort of Passengers, some of which are:-
Address- 2b & 2c, Near Jawahar Circle, Jagatpura Road, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
Contact- 0141 4362849
Hotel Sidharth Place
Address- A 18, Near Gold Souk, Jawahar Circle, Saraswati Nagar, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
Royal Estate Hotel
Address- 32/101, Near Ganga Jamna, Swarn Path- Shipra Path, Mansarovar, Jaipur.
Contact- 0141 4651742
Hotel Dev Villas
Address- Gujar ki Thadi, Near HPCL Petrol Pump, Main Gopalpura Bypass Road, New Aatish Market, Jaipur.
Contact- 0141 4361110
Jaipur Mariott Hotel
Address- Near Jawahar Circle, Ashram Marg, Tonk Road, Jaipur.
Contact- 0141 4567777
Despite many ultra modern facilities, many changes are still being incorporated in Terminal 2 to extend its runway which can accommodate Boeing 747 and Airbus 320 and also its collaboration with Singapore Airlines, Gulf Airlines and Biman Airlines.With these few additions, the glory of Jaipur Airport will boom thus adding more international destinations to its list of operations.