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About Ahmedabad:

The largest city in the state of Gujarat is Ahmedabad. It was also the former capital of Gujarat before being changed to Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is situated on the river bank Sabarmati; which is about 30 km from the capital. In India, Ahmedabad is the sixth largest city, whereas in terms of metropolitan area, it is the seventh largest. Ahmedabad is also the largest city in the state of Gujarat. In Gujarat, Ahmedabad is a major hub for commerce and trade. It is an important travel destination in India due to its commercial importance, magnificent monuments, and a splendid history which reminds one and all about its glorious past. It is home to a lot of industries including textile industry being the largest as it is the second largest producer of cotton. Over the years, Ahmedabad has seen tremendous growth in various sectors like education, IT, and science. Shopping in Ahmedabad can be an amusing experience as it offers shopping from old markets to newly towering malls. It is also renowned food haven as one can relish on some of the best Gujarati specialties. Ahmedabad is also among the hundred cities selected to be developed as a smart city under the leadership of our Prime Minister- Narendra Modi.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport: IATA CODE (AMD)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport caters to both international and domestic flights of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. It is located at around 15 kms from the center of the city. The airport was named after the first Deputy Prime Minister of India- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In India, it is the eight busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic. The airport comprises of an international terminal, domestic terminal, cargo terminal, and an additional terminal reserved for secondary traffic. Bus services are operated by the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service for travelers convenience. The airport is well connected to major cities of India, and as well as to other parts of the world. Airline carriers like IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air Vistara, and Air India offer discounted and cheap flight tickets between the two destinations.

Siliguri:

Siliguri is a wonderful city blessed with natural beauty around it. In the Indian state of West Bengal, Siliguri is situated in Darjeeling district, Kalimpong district and Jalpaiguri district. The city is situated on the foot hills of Eastern Himalayas and on the river banks of Mahananda. Siliguri is the prime link to many magnificent hill stations of West Bengal like Kurseong, Kalimpong and Darjeeling. Siliguri is also a prime hub for transport, tourism and educational activities. The city spins around the four T's, which are Transport, Timber, Tea and Tourism. The city is developing fast, but it comprises of limited tourist attraction. Some of the famous tourist attraction in the city are Mirik, Jaldapara, Hong Kong Market, Kanchenjunga Stadium, Coochbehar, Garumara, Coronation bridge, Kali Mandir, North Bengal Science Center, and Sed- Gyued Monastery.

Bagdogra Airport: IATA CODE (IXB)

The cities of Siliguri, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling is served by the Bagdogra Airport. The airport is situated at about 16 km west of Siliguri. The airport is basically operated as a civil enclave at AFS Bagdogra of the Indian Air Force. It is also a prime link to the hill stations- Kalimpong, Kurseong and many other regions of North Bengal. The airport is a major stop for airlines connecting from Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and Guwahati. The airport also comprises of regular helicopter service to the capital of Sikkim- Gangtok. The airport has also received the status of customs airport. In India, it is among the few airports with zero sales tax on turbine fuel.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Address:

Ahmedabad,

Gujarat 380003

Airport CODE: AMD

Bagdogra Airport Address:

Airport Road,

Bagdogra,

Siliguri,

West Bengal 734421

Airport CODE: IXB

 

 

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