About Varanasi Airport
The Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is located approximately 26 kilometers to the north-west of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi, also known as Benaras or Kashi, is among the oldest of the world’s continually habited cities. According to folklore, the land between Varuna and Assi rivers is Varanasi, which is the holiest of all pilgrimages. For most visitors to this sacred city, the journey is deeply spiritual and is an experience of self-discovery and a union of the soul and body. A city of traditional culture, sanctified by religion, it is frequently visited by pilgrims and worshippers. With a population of over one million, Varanasi is in close proximity to several worship locations like Vishwanath Temple, 100 Ghats of Ganges, New Vishwanath Temple, and many more.
The Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport offers all the necessary services for the comfort of passengers. The airport has separate lounges for arrivals and departures for easier access. Travelers may access postal services at the domestic departures, which also have a telephone booth, snack bar, restaurant, and licensed T R Stall. The departure lounge at the international terminal has a telephone booth for passengers.
While both domestic and international arrivals have a tourist info counter, the arrival lounge at the domestic terminal also provides car rental services. Pre-paid taxi services, which are managed by the local police, are available just outside the airport.
For the convenience of travelers, the airport provides wheelchairs, trolleys, and a childcare room. Free first-aid services and assistance for infants, seniors, and physically challenged travelers is also available at the airport.
Passengers may ensure their wait for the flight is not boring. The T R Stall available at the domestic terminal provides several magazines and books for reading. In addition, travelers may shop for unique handicrafts and traditional artifact items to take as mementoes.