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900+ flights a week
Taking Guwahati to the world
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are an travelling to India as an international passenger, we request you to refer to the guideline for detailed information.
As per the Guidelines for International Arrival published by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, 2% of the total flight passengers shall undergo random testing on arrival. Passengers shall be allowed to leave the airport post undergoing the test. Children under 12 years of age are exempted from post-arrival random testing.
- Passengers without a facemask will not be permitted to enter the terminal. CISF personnel deployed at the entrance of the airport will ensure that no one is allowed to enter the airport without wearing a mask.
- At the airport, they can be fined as per the State Law and they may be handed over to Security Agencies for dealing with the matter as per the applicable law on the subject.
- Before departure the passenger can be deboarded.
- During the course of the flight, such a passenger may be treated as “unruly passenger” and procedure in respect of handling such unruly passenger shall be followed by the concerned airline.
- No entry without face mask
- Availability of hand sanitizers at all touch points
- Regular sanitization of assets at all touch points
- Arrangement for proper disposing of used masks, face shields etc.
- We have displayed various signages across the terminal showing precautionary measures to avoid Covid-19 spread and promote awareness among the staffs & the passengers.
Guwahati International Airport
Guwahati Airport, officially known as Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (LGBIA), is the largest airport in Assam. It is named after the late Gopinath Bordoloi, a freedom fighter and the first Chief Minister of Assam. The city of Guwahati is a major attraction for tourists, local travellers, and traders, making Guwahati Airport a significant hub for entry into other north-eastern states of India. It handled over 3.5 million passengers in the year 2017. The airport's IATA (International Air Transport Association) code is GAU.
LGBI Airport is a fully operational airport that was granted the status of an international airport in the year 2000. Handling 5.7 million passengers in the year 2018-19, LGBIA was the 11th busiest airport in the country, with high passenger growth of 23% in the same year.
Guwahati, formerly known as Pragjyotishpur (the City of Eastern Light), is the capital of the state of Assam. Resting between the picturesque hills of the eastern Himalayan mountain range, Guwahati is the gateway to the seven other north-eastern states. Guwahati is a vital tourist attraction point and houses one of the busiest airports in the country.