Shillong Airport (SHL) or Umroi Airport

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at Shillong Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

Nestled amidst tall pine conifers and pineapple shrubs is the enchanting city of Shillong. With manicured gardens, magical walking trails, sparkling waterfalls, azure lakes, and distinct culture, the hill town of Shillong is rightly called the Scotland of the East. Witness the ethereal beauty of Shillong by visiting some of the most beautiful attractions including Mawlynnong, Umiam Lake, Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls, Lady Hydari Park, Laitlum Canyons, Phan Nonglait Park, Ward’s Lake and many more.

Literally translating into ‘abode of clouds’, this breathtaking capital of Meghalaya is a treat for the soul.

The Umroi Airport or Shillong Airport is the city’s official airport which is situated at a distance of about 30 km from central Shillong.  Guwahati Railway station in Paltan Bazaar is the nearest railway station to Shillong airport, located at a distance of 90 km. 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 Shillong destination guide.

Shillong Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Shillong airport has a single terminal and it has a capacity of handling 100 passengers at a time.

  • Address/ Location: Shillong Airport Road, Umroi, Meghalaya 793103
  • IATA code: SHL
  • Airport pin code: 793103
  • Distance from the city centre: 30KM
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Shillong Airport Terminal Information

Terminal 1: Shillong Airport has a single terminal for domestic flights with a capacity of handling 100 incoming and outgoing passengers. The terminal has 6 check-in counters. IndiGo with its fleet of ATRs will operates daily non-stop flights connecting Kolkata to Shillong.


Airport Facilities at Shillong Airport

Shillong airport offers facilities for your smoother travel:

Free trolleys
Childcare room
Elderly assistance
Lost and Found Baggage Counter
Taxi and Bus services
Duty Free Shop

Things to Do at Shillong Airport

While you wait at the Shillong Airport, spend your time

  • Relish your taste buds with a choice of beverages and refreshments from eateries
  • Shop for local handicrafts and souvenirs from duty free shops
  • Snacking at the kiosk for cheaper hunger relief.

Hotels near Shillong Airport


Mi Casa This hotel in close proximity to the main attractions in Shillong. The hotel offers an ideal mix of value for money, comfort, convenience and array of amenities.


Sanctum This hotel also lies between all major attractions in Shillong and offers great view from all rooms.


Pinewood Hotel The Pinewood hotel presents a romantic setting with an array of amenities like Wi-Fi, room service, free parking and a fitness center. The hotel is close to major attractions in Shillong.


Royal Heritage – Tripura Castle Ri Kynjai literally translates into ‘Land of Serenity’. This Spa-Resort with cottages presides over the picturesque Umiam lake and has an architecture derived from the original Khasi thatch huts. Each cottage is equipped with a fireplace in the living/bedroom area and is a great value for the price paid.

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Shillong Airport

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