There are approximately two connecting flights from Ahmedabad to Jharsuguda every day. The flights from Ahmedabad to Jharsuguda travel via New Delhi. The prominent airline on this route is SpiceJet.
Find out everything you need to know about flights between Ahmedabad to Jharsuguda in this guide.
Jharsuguda Airport (IATA: VEJH), officially known as Veer Surendra Sai Airport, is the second commercial airport in the Indian state of Odisha. It is located around 5 km northeast of Jharsuguda. The airport is named after Veer Surendra Sai who was a renowned freedom fighter. During British rule, this airfield was used by the Royal Air Force to counter Indian freedom fighters during World War II. Ever since independence from the British, the airport remained abandoned until it was inaugurated for commercial use in September 2018. The passenger terminal has an area of 5500 square metres designed for handling 150 passengers at a time.
Jharsuguda is one of the most mineral-rich and industrially developed districts of Odisha. Originally, it was created by combining the Jamindars of Kolabira, Kudabaga, Rampur and Padampur. It became a part of the state of Odisha on 1st January 1994. Jharsuguda is popularly called the ‘Powerhouse of Odisha’ because of the presence of a large number of industries, majority of which are thermal power plants. Jharsuguda is also called ‘Little India’ because of its rich and diverse language, culture and demography. There are various historical places of importance like Ulapgarh Hill Fort, Bikramkhol Rock Painting, Kolabira Fort and Ushakothi Cave.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (IATA: AMD), popularly called Ahmedabad Airport, is an international airport catering to both Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. This airport is situated in Hansol, which is about 9 km far from the centre of Ahmedabad. The airport was named after the first Indian Deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This airport has four terminals: international, domestic, cargo, and one extra terminal for catering to secondary traffic. It has a single runway that is 3,505 m in length. There are public transport, pre-paid taxis, hotel shuttles and car rental services available from the airport.
Ahmedabad was founded in the 15th century and is the largest city in Gujarat state. It is a rising centre for scientific industries, education and information technology. There are two parts of Ahmedabad city - new city and old city. Ahmedabad has a very rich cultural tradition as it is home to diverse traditions of various religious and ethnic communities and Gujarati cultural activities. Some of the famous celebrations are Navratri, which is celebrated with Garba (the folk dance of Gujarat), and Uttarayan, an annual kite-flying festival all across the city.