Chandigarh Airport adds Goa and Indore flights to winter schedule


Two new flights from the Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport, Mohali, have been added to the winter schedule. These are to our favourite winter vacay destinations Goa,  and the most populous and largest city of  Madhya Pradesh, Indore.

The Goa flight will commence by end of December,  while the Indore flight is expected to start operations from Nov 1.

The winter schedule comes into operation from October 31 till March 25.

According to the winter schedule, the first flight to take off from SBSI airport will be to Delhi at 6 am. The first flight to land at Mohali airport will be from Chennai at 6:40 am.

After two years of restricted closure, Chandigarh airport witnessed bumper traffic in October, 2022. On October 7 alone, the footfall was 10, 178 with 37 arrivals and 37 departures,  while on October 1, passenger footfall crossed 11,000.

More about Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport, Chandigarh

  • Punjab & Haryana governments have  24.5% each. while the major stake is Airports Authority of India with 51%.
  • Management (Joint Venture): Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL).
  • Capacity: 1600 passengers
  • Departure: Upper Floor, Arrival: Ground Floor
  • 5 Aerobridges
  • 48 check-in counters.
  • Parking Bay for 8 Aircrafts
  • Six escalators and 14 lifts.

On an average, almost 7,000 passengers arrive and depart daily from Chandigarh airport.

Currently, there are only two countries having direct flights from Chandigarh: Dubai and Sharjah.

There is a lot of crowd that alights at the Chandigarh airport to go to Shimla as tourists, or local people who have families in Shimla but work in other parts of India or the world.


Chandigarh to Shimla heli taxi service operated by Pawan Hans Limited (Government of India Enterprise) offers a 20 seater helicopter aka chopper on this route. The fare is Rs 3,805 (subject to change anytime) per seat. The total journey time is just 20-30 minutes.


One piece allowed only for each passenger (adult and child) not more than 10 kg (22.05 lbs). Maxium dimensions: 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm.

Airlines that operate from Chandigarh

Alliance Air (Air India) : 18001801407, 01125675121
Air Asia: 1 860 500 8000

Go Air : 1800222111, 09223222111

Indigo: +91-124-661 38 38

Spicejet: Call Center (24/7)

From outside India: +91 987 180 3333, +91 965 400 3333
From within India: 0987 180 3333, 0965 400 333

Vistara: +91 928 922 8888

Airport shuttle bus service

Local Bus Service Operated by CTU (38, 38-A): Air conditioned bus service is available that can take you to key places in Chandigarh and to Sector 17 and Sector 43 bus stations (ISBT). Buses are available throughout the day. Fares are quite reasonable

Route (38): Sector 22/23, 35/36, 42/43, ISBT-43, 51, 50, 49, 48 mkts, Jagatpura, 65 mkt, White House, Indl. Area Ph-9, Sec-82 mkt, Airport (vice-versa).

The bus service, which will start from the Sector-17 ISBT at 4.20 am daily and end at 12.55 am from the Chandigarh International Airport, can be availed of for a flat price of ₹100 per person.

Timings of all CTU buses part of the service are in sync with the arrival and departure timings of various flights.


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