Also known as Dabolim Airport, Goa International Airport is the only airport in the state of Goa, providing a gateway to the exotic beaches and spectacular temples of India.
Situated 2.5 miles (4km) from the village of Dabolim, the airport offers 30-40 flights per day, most of which are domestic routes to other cities in India. There are some international flights to Goa International Airport however, with routes to cities such as Moscow, Amsterdam, London, Doha, Frankfurt and Zurich.
The airport's two terminals offer a small selection of restaurants and shops, including some decent souvenir shops. Queues can be long in peak periods, so passengers should allow plenty of time for checking in.
The airport is located 18 miles (about 29km) southwest of Panaji
Getting to the city
The airport has a train station 1km from the terminals. The Indian Rail line goes to Margoa, about 45 minutes away, as well as to Vasco da Gama, about 2 miles (4km) from the airport. Public buses leave from just outside the airport terminal; pre-paid taxis are available outside the terminal building.
Local time is GMT +5.5.
Tel: +91 832 254 0806
Travellers who hire a car at the airport should also hire a driver, as local driving conditions can be challenging.
Taxis are available outside the arrivals area.
Transfer between terminals
There are two terminals adjacent to each other, which travellers can get between on foot.
Currency exchange services are available, though travellers might find better rates elsewhere. Complimentary luggage trolleys are present throughout the airport and a baggage-wrapping machine is located in international departures. There is a first aid centre, as well as an information desk with details on local tourism and transport options. Shopping and dining choices are very limited.
Parking is available at the airport.
WiFi is available.
There are no business facilities at Goa International Airport.
Dabolim Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.