Bakula Rimpoche AirportIXL
Bakula Rimpoche airport is located in Leh, Jammu Kashmir, India, and it is the highest airport of the world. The Bakula Rimpoche airport was named after Kushok Bakula Rimpoche who was the head of Pethup Gonpa. The security at this airport is a big issue and there are many safety measures that are introduced to target the terrorists. Mostly, the flights take off and land in the morning.
The elevation of the airport is 10682 feet, and the runway length is 10100 feet. The airlines that serve this airport include GoAir, Indian airlines, Jet Airways, and King Fisher Airlines. GoAir serves Delhi and Pune while Jet Airways and King Fisher serve only Delhi. The destination of Indian airlines is Jammu, Delhi, and Srinagar.
The most widely used mode of transportation to reach or depart from Bakula Rimpoche airport are public buses. Travellers are suggested to reach at the airport two hours prior to departure. Besides bus services, motorcycles are also available on rent. Besides busses, taxis or car hire services can also be used.
Different car hire companies provide the facility of car hire to people.
The amenities available at Bakula Rimpoche airport to facilitate the passengers are boarding, lodging, medical services with efficient teams of doctors, tourist counter, and transport.