As a prominent tourist hub, Goa enjoys good airline/flight connectivity to most of the major cities in India. The Goa Airport at Dabolim near the town of Vasco da Gama is the only airport in Goa. The airport is located 4 km from the Vasco da Gama city and 29 km from state capital Panaji.
Domestic Flights to Goa
Most of the major airlines such as Indian Airlines, Air Sahara, Jet
Airways, Spice Jet, Air Deccan and Kingfisher Airlines operate flights
to Goa. There are highest number of flights to Mumbai and Delhi. During
the peak tourist season from November to February, all the flights to
Goa run to full strength and one should book the tickets well in
International Flights to Goa
State carriers Air India and Indian Airlines operate international
flights from Persian Gulf countries to Goa. Kuwait is the most well
connected city to Goa.
Chartered Flights to Goa
International chartered flights to Goa Airport, Dabolim are the
preferred mode of travel for a large number of foreign tourists coming
to Goa. Chartered flights are available to and from the UK (Manchester
and Gatwick) and European destinations and Russia. Most of the charter
flights operate on weekends when there is no flight restriction due to
the training of naval aircrafts.
Cheap Flights to Goa
A number of cheap flights are available to Goa courtesy the low-cost,
no-frills airlines such as Air Deccan and Spice Jet. The Air Deccan
flight DN 317 leaves Mumbai daily at 0525hrs and reaches Goa at 0650hrs.
The Spice Jet flight OS 255 departs from Delhi daily at 1120hrs and
arrives at Goa at 1345hrs.