Dimapur Airport

Dimapur Airport

Dimapur Airport (DMU)

The Dimapur Airport is located in the Indian state of Nagaland and takes its name from the city out of which it is based. This airport was constructed during the Second World War and is the only airport connecting this region of Northeast India with other destinations.

Currently, there are plans to expand the airport to meet international norms and the process for the acquisition of land at Aoyimti village is still in progress.

Flight Information

Air Indian and Indigo are the 2 major airlines that run scheduled flights from this airport. Services are available to several cities such as Dibrugarh, Kolkata, Delhi, Patna, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Birsa, and Ahmedabad.

The most popular route with 7 weekly flights is between Kolkata and Dimapur.

Terminals

There is a single domestic terminal at the airport, with one boarding gate. The total capacity of the terminal is 350 for arrivals and 200 for departures. Spread over an area of 3,583 square meters, the Dimapur Airport terminal has 2 check-in counters for the convenience of travelers.

Traveling Around

The Nagaland state bus stand is only 8 kilometers from this airport, while the railway station is just 7 kilometers away. Passengers can get to either destination by availing general taxi services, buses, or private vehicles from the airport.

Services and Facilities

Free trolleys are available at the airport to make sure passengers can transport their luggage easily. X-ray baggage scanning facilities at the airport also help to ensure security and the airport has a lost and found baggage counter to help travelers whose belongings have been misplaced. Assistance to seniors and physically-challenged passengers is also provided by the airport authority. Passengers can also avail medical and wheelchair service if required.

Things to Do

A snacks counter at the departure lounge provides travelers with plenty of options to indulge their taste buds while they await their flights. The airport also has a tourist information center in the arrivals lounge, where tourists can get help and gather information on things to do in Nagaland.

Hotels

Affordable hotels within 5 kilometers of the airport include Tragopan and Theja Fort. Bread and breakfast stays include De Oriental Dream, Lake Shilloi, Senti, Amaroo House, and Niathu Resort. Other options for accommodation in Dimapur include Grace Tower Guest House and The Oasis Guest House.

Tips for Fliers

Foreign tourists are required to obtain a protected area permit and are only allowed to visit the 11 districts headquarters and specified places for 30 days.

Nearby Attractions

Popular tourist attractions in Dimapur include Chumukedima (an ancient village), Zoological Park, Shiva Temple, Kachari Ruins, Triple Falls, Nagaland Science Center, Rangapahar Reserve Forest, and Diezephe Village. Tourists can shop for regional handicraft items and handlooms in numerous shops that are scattered throughout the city. Wooden mugs, birds, spoons, and animals carved from wood, and other local tribal products and attire can be found in these shops.

Dimapur is also a delight to musicians and music lovers, as is most of the Northeast. Rock music is extremely popular and it isn’t uncommon to the sounds of Guns ‘n’ Roses and ACDC emanating from taxis and even public buses! Local bands often grace the stage and the city has also hosted international acts like Firehouse at the Dimapur District Sports Centre Stadium.

FAQs

  1. What are the top airline brands that operate from Dimapur airport frequently?
    The top airline brands that operate from Dimapur airport frequently are – Air India, IndiGo and .
  2. What is the airport code for Dimapur airport?
    The IATA code for the Dimapur airport is DMU.
  3. What are the most frequent routes from Dimapur airport?
    The most popular sectors from Dimapur airport are Dimapur to Dibrugarh with 24 weekly flights respectively.
  4. When does the first flight leave from Dimapur airport?
    The first flight from Dimapur to Dibrugarh is at 12:15 PM, which is Air India airline 709 followed by IndiGo 754 which leaves at 1:05 PM.
  5. When does the last flight leave from Dimapur airport?
    Air India 705 to Dibrugarh is the last flight that departs from airport at 1:50 PM.

Top International Routes from Dimapur