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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 New Delhi:

New Delhi is the Seat Of Government and the capital of India. In the year 1950- New Delhi was made the capital of India after its Independence. But it was in the year 1992 when it was also declared as a state. It is also among the 100 cities in India to be developed as Smart City; under the leadership of our Prime Minister 'Narendra Modi'. New Delhi is mutually administered by the Government of Delhi and Central Government of Delhi. New Delhi has something to offer to everyone as it portrays different vivid contrasts to all. Travelers can sense the feeling of being at home due to diversified blend of traditions and cultures. People from all parts of the country reside here, hence making it a melting-pot of people. Roads in New Delhi are well connected to each other, and travelers have the option of commuting in auto rickshaws, metro and buses. The city attracts a lot of tourists for business and leisure trips round the year. New Delhi comprises of a long and a compelling history. It is also home to the President of India. The city offers end number of visual treats like Lotus Temple, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Lodi Garden, Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Humayun's Tomb, and many more.

Indira Gandhi International Airport: IATA CODE DEL

The city of New Delhi is served by the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airport is located in Palam at about 16 km from center of the city. The airport is named after the former Prime Minister of India- 'Indira Gandhi'. Since the year 2009, Indira Gandhi International Airport is the busiest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic, and it is the second busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic. Airport Authority of India administers the airport, but prior it was managed and operated by the Indian Air Force. Then in the year 2006, airport management was transferred to Delhi International Airport Limited, a corporation initiated by the GMR Group. The airport hosts many airline carriers like IndiGo, GoAir, Vistara, Jet Airways, Air India, and Air India Regional. These airline carriers offer cheap flight tickets between the two destinations. The airport currently comprises of two active terminals, a cargo terminal and a devoted Hajj terminal.

Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Address:

Ajnala Rd,

Rajasansi,

Amritsar,

Punjab 143101

Airport Code: ATQ

Indira Gandhi International Airport Address:

Airport Road,

New Delhi,

Delhi 110037

Airport Code: DEL

 

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