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International Airport

  • The new international airport at Mohali offers both domestic and international flights. Domestic flights at the old terminal in Chandigarh have been shifted to the new terminal. Location: Jheourheri village, Punjab. Area: approximately 305 acres..

  • Improvement on track ...

  • The airport's official name has not been decided so far.
  • Runway upgrade for full sized wide bodied aircrafts is under construction. Until then only nearby international destinations will be accessible (within approx 5000 km). Current runway length is 9000 ft.
  • which will be extended to 10,400 ft. Expected completion of runway upgrade is March 2018.
  • Cat-III ILS (Instrument Landing System) required to operate flights in low visibility whereas airport has only Cat-I ILS (Cat-II compliant).
  • Mohali Industries Association filed public interest litigation to clear up the matter about operating international flights. The case is still pending with Punjab and Haryana High Court.
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  • Features (some are upcoming):

    • Stakes: Punjab & Haryana: 24.5% each. Airports Authority of India: 51% Management (Joint Venture): Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL).
    • 53400 Square Meter Terminal
    • Capacity: 1600 passengers
    • Departure: Upper Floor, Arrival: Ground Floor
    • 4 Aerobridges
    • 48 check in counters.
    • Six escalators and 14 lifts.
    • Parking Bay for 8 Aircrafts
    • Air Conditioned Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Duty Free Shops
    • LCD TVs
    • High Speed Wi-Fi
    • Automated parking space for 500 vehicles.