Leh Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport is a public and military airport. It is based of Leh in Jammu Kashmir; India. Its operator is Airport Authority of India. It serves Leh area. It is one of the airports in the world which is at very higher level above mean sea level. It is about 3,256 m above the mean sea level. It is named after the Respected Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, the head of Pethup Gompa in Spituk, Ladakh in J& K, India.
Contact Number: 91-1982-251783
There are numbers of airlines operate from the airport. Some of the leading airlines which take-off from the airport include Air India, GoAir, Jet Airways, etc. The airlines fly from the airport to the major destination of the country like Delhi, Jammu, Srinagar, Chandigarh, etc. Its nearby airport is Kargil which is at a distance of about 220 km.
Due to the problem of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, the airport security is very tight. Passengers are not allowed to come with any materials which could be dangerous. In this airport, the airlines take-off at the morning time because the airport is present in the high mountain area where more fogs occur at the evening time.
Passengers can check information about the airport on the website of Airport Authority of India (AAI). On the website of AAI, passengers can find the information like airport controller address, phone numbers, helpline numbers, nearby airports, and much more.
Thus, the airport is the well-built airport, equipped all the facilities which occur in any of international airports.
Airports Authority of India
Phone Number: 91-1982-256010(R)
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