Jolly Grant Airport


Jolly Grant Airport
Jolly Grant Airport.
Dehradun Airport.
IATA: DEDICAO: VIDN
DED is located in Uttarakhand
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DED
Location of airport in Uttarakhand
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Dehradun
Elevation AMSL 1,831 ft / 558 m
Coordinates 30°11′23″N 078°10′49″E / 30.18972°N 78.18028°E / 30.18972; 78.18028
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 7,000 2,140 Concrete

Jolly Grant Airport (IATA: DEDICAO: VIDN), also known as Dehradun Airport, is an airport serving Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Overview

The airport is located about 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the city of Dehradun. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the airport, after a runway extension to accommodate larger aircraft, resumed commercial operations on 30 March 2008. Located close to the holy city of Rishikesh, the gateway to the Himalayas, the airport allows tourists to fly in instead of travelling by rail or road. It is a 20 minutes drive to the town of Rishikesh and around 45 minutes to Haridwar.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air India Delhi
Jet Airways Delhi
Kingfisher Airlines Delhi

External links


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