Main airport at Andaman:
Andaman’s only airport is the Veer Savarkar International Airport (IXZ) in Port Blair (capital of Andaman & Nicobar Islands). It is named after the freedom fighter Veer Savarkar, who spent 10 years as a prisoner at the infamous Cellular Jail.
Night landings are very rare in Port Blair.
Direct flights available from:
- Foreign charter flights are also permitted to land at Port Blair, subject to the fulfillment of guidelines 9 of the Director General of Civil Aviation.
Direct flights and take around 2.5 hours. Flights from Delhi fly via Kolkata or Bhubaneswar and take around 5 hours in total. Connecting flights are also available from some destinations in the Indian mainland.
Jet airways, Air India, Spice Jet, Go-air and Vistara are the main flight operators for the islands.