The dull monotony of airports is uniform the world across. Sure, there are some airports that have better facilities than the others but if you really think of it, airports are mostly the same all over the world… unless of course you find yourself looking out of the window at scenes like these:
1. Agatti Airport, Lakshadweep
The 4,000-foot Agatti Airport in Lakshadweep occupies 45.9 acres of land. It is surrounded by mesmerizing blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Flying from here is an absolute visual delight. One of the best scenic airports, the runway is located on a narrow stretch of land.
2. Lengpui Airport, Mizoram
The views of Lengpui Airport in Mizoram will treat you to lush greenery and mystic landscapes. Located at an altitude of 504 m above sea level, it is also said to be one of the largest airports built by a State Government. The runway is approximately 2,500 m long and one among the only three airports in India that has table top runway.
3. Dabolim Airport, Goa
The Dabolim Airport which is widely known as the Goa International Airport is one of the most scenic airports of India that has some spectacular views for travelers. You can enjoy the views of the beautiful blue washed Arabian Sea. It has a 3,430 mt long runway and is located at an elevation of 56 m.
4. Shimla Airport
Located in Jubbarhatti in Shimla, the Shimla Airport has amazing views of the hills which is a sight that every nature lover will love. Your flight journey will not be a boring one with such breath taking views of nature. This airport was made by cutting down a mountain top and the single runway was made after leveling the area. It is located at an elevation of 1,546 mt and has a 1,230 m runway with an asphalt surface.
5. Gaggal Airport, Kangra
Nestled amidst snow-capped mountains, The Gaggal Airport in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh spreads over 1200 acres of land. At an altitude of 2492 feet, the breathtaking views of the ‘Abode of Gods’ will leave you mesmerized.
6. Veer Savarkar Internaional Airport, Port Blair
Port Blair Airport or the Veer Savarkar International Airport is a customs airport that was named after freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. This airport is situated right amidst lush greenery on all four sides making it one of the most scenic airports of India.
7. Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh
One of the highest commercial airports in the world, the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is situated at an elevation of 3,256 mt above sea level. Named after an Indian monk, Kushok Bakula, the majestic mountains and alluring landscapes is what you are treated to.