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About Amritsar:

Amritsar or historically known as Ramdaspur, is a city situated in Punjab, in the north-western part of India. The city is located at about 217km northwest from the state capital- Chandigarh. The city is in close proximity to Pakistan; with Wagah Border being only 28km away. Hinduism is the largest religion in Amritsar; followed by Sikhism. The city holds both historical and religious significance. It is one of the most renowned cities in Punjab. The city also holds a special place in the heart of Sikhs; as it is home to Harmandir Sahib, or also commonly known as “Golden Temple”. It is a cultural and a spiritual center for the Sikhs. The famous temple attracts millions of devotees and tourists every year. Though not widely known; but the fact is this holy temple attracts more visitors than the Taj Mahal. Amritsar also houses the Akal Takht; which basically is the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa, and the committee which is responsible for the upkeep of Gurudwaras. The prime commercial activities of Amritsar include carpets, fabrics, farm produce, tourism, service trades, handicrafts, and light engineering. The city is well known for its culture, and rich cuisine. For travel lovers, there are several places to discover like Harmandir Sahib, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Gobindgarh Fort, and Durgiana Temple.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport: IATA CODE (ATQ)

The city of Amritsar is served by Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport. It was named after the fourth Sikh Guru, and also the founder of Amritsar City- Guru Ram Dass. It is an international airport situated at about 11kms to the center of the city. The airport also serves areas near Punjab, Western districts of Himachal Pradesh, and Southern districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The airport caters flights to international destinations like Toronto, London, Birmingham, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Tashkent, Singapore, Doha, and Ashgabat. There are also regular flights to prime metro cities like Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Cheap air tickets are offered between the two destinations.

About Mumbai:

Mumbai city, was formerly known as Bombay until the year 1995. It is situated on the western coast of Indian peninsula. Mumbai is the financial and commercial capital of India, and is also home to Bollywood. Mumbai comprises of a tropical climate. It is also one the most densely populated cities in the world. Being densely populated, Mumbai city is well connected via numerous bus, train and air services from all around India. Many domestic airlines offer discounted air-tickets and offers. People of Mumbai often referred as 'Mumbaikars' work day in out to earn a livelihood. Mumbai city also offers wide range of hotels and clubs to people for recreation. People from all around India come to Mumbai to improve their standard of living.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport(CSIA):

It was formerly known as Sahar International Airport. In India, in terms of International and passenger traffic, it is the second busiest airport. BOM is the IATA code of the airport. There are various International and Domestic airline carriers which operate from Mumbai airport. The airport comprises of five terminals and manages about 780 aircraft movements in a day.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Address:

Ajnala Rd,

Rajasansi,

Amritsar,

Punjab 143101

Airport Code: ATQ

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Address:

 Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA),

Sahar Rd,

Sahar,

Airport code: BOM

Mumbai 400099


 

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