Chandigarh International Airport (IXC) or Chandigarh International Airport

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The city, which serves as the capital of two Indian states; Haryana and Punjab is renowned for its architecture, urban design, and modernization. Created by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, Chandigarh is charming with its many lakes and gardens, grand civic buildings, public monuments, and elegant boulevards. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Chandigarh destination guide.

  • 18 km from Sector 17 Bus Stand, Chandigarh.
  • Chandigarh Airport offers round-the-clock arrival and departure so you can travel at your convenience.
  • Sorry…no Wi-Fi at Chandigarh Airport.

How to reach Chandigarh Airport ?

It is a customs airport that serves the union territory of Chandigarh as well as Mohali, Punjab, and Panchkula, Haryana. The runway of the airport is in the Chandigarh union territory, while the terminal is in the Mohali village of Jhiurheri, which lies on the south side of the runway. Six domestic airlines use the airport to service Chandigarh's connections to 17 domestic and 2 overseas destinations.

  • By bus: Line 213 provides the service of dropping passengers to the Chandigarh International Airport.
  • Cabs/taxis: Cabs and taxis are also available readily to reach the airport.

Chandigarh airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address 

The Chandigarh International airport is situated 19 kilometers away from the city.

  • Address/ Location: Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport, Chandigarh International Airport Limited, Mohali
  • IATA code: IXC
  • Airport pin code: 140306 
  • Distance from the city center: 19KM
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Chandigarh International Airport Terminal Information

Chandigarh Airport is a small airport of 53000 sq. meters with a capacity of handling 4.5 million passengers annually.

There are two terminals – domestic and International.

Domestic Terminal

This terminal can handle 575 incoming and 575 outgoing passengers in the peak hours.

Fly domestic, direct with return IndiGo flights to Chandigarh from Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Srinagar with many more destinations connecting through them.

International Terminal

This terminal can handle 225 incoming and 225 outgoing international passengers in the peak hours.

Fly internationally, direct with return IndiGo flights to Chandigarh from Dubai along with connecting flights to other international destinations.


Chandigarh Airport Facilities

The management of the airport has put together a range of services and required amenities to guarantee your security and comfort while utilizing the facility. The following amenities are available at the airport in Indore to make your trip more convenient:

Self-boarding kiosks available
Free trolleys.
International SIMs.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency exchange counters.
Smoking Room available.
Child Care Area.
Free Medical Facilities.
Availability of wheelchairs.
Assistance to the differently-abled.
Lost and Found Baggage Services.
Parking Available.
Radio Taxi, Car Rentals and City Bus Service.

Chandigarh International Airport Lounge Information

Ease in and relax whilst waiting for boarding your next flight at the following lounges present at the Chandigarh International airport.

  • Plaza Premium Lounge (International Departure)
  • Plaza Premium Lounge (Domestic Departure)

Things to Do at the IXC airport

While you wait at the Chandigarh Airport, spend your time through

  • Getting the leather apparels.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from the restaurants and canteen.
  • Satisfying your hunger at the Snack Bar.

The Chandigarh International airport offers a variety of ways for you to pass the time as you wait to board your aircraft to keep you entertained.

Hotels near Chandigarh International Airport


Chandigarh Ashok NH - 21 Delhi - Chandigarh Highway | Near Chandigarh Airport, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 140603, India


Hotel Rajshree 181/45 Industrial & Business Park Phase 1, Chandigarh, India


The Golden Plaza Hotel & Spa Paras Downtown Square Mall, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 160022, India


Park Plaza Zirakpur Chandigarh Delhi Highway | District Mohali, Punjab, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 140603, India

Hotels abound close to the airport for a brief break in between flights. Some options include the ones below since they provide guests with all they need for a comfortable stay close to the airport.

  • Chandigarh Ashok, NH - 21 Delhi - Chandigarh Highway | Near Chandigarh Airport, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 140603, India.
  • Hotel Rajshree, 181/45 Industrial & Business Park Phase 1, Chandigarh, India.
  • The Golden Plaza Hotel & Spa, Paras Downtown Square Mall, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 160022, India.
  • Park Plaza Zirakpur, Chandigarh Delhi Highway | District Mohali, Punjab, Zirakpur, Chandigarh 140603, India.

Places to visit near Chandigarh airport

Here is a list of a few locations you should absolutely think about visiting while you wait during extended layovers.

  • Elante Mall: Shop and enjoy 235 quality national and international brand outlets, including a hypermarket, department stores, fashion and designer labels, a multiplex, a toy store, a sports bar, a bowling alley, an entertainment zone, and a variety of food and beverage options at the most popular mall in Chandigarh.
  • Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological ParkIt is definitely a must visit while touring Chandigarh. It is one of the largest zoological park in all of north India. It consists of an artificial lake, Deer and even Lion safari.
  • Japanese Garden: Enjoy the splendid evergreen environment of the Japanese Garden and wind down.Water bodies, pagoda towers, water falls, a meditation center, a Buddha idol, and golden bamboo are all part of the park.

These are just some of the nearby attractions available for you to visit whenever you fly down to the Chandigarh International Airport.

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Chandigarh International Airport

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