Faq

Is it still possible to drop off and pick up someone in front of a terminal?

Yes, vehicles are permitted only for active loading and unloading of passengers in the Drop-off Lane. Vehicles left unattended at the curb will be towed and fined.

At times, why do arrivals happen and not departures?

Occasionally, the RVR at runway drops below 125m, which normally is minima for most of the aircrafts to depart but is above 50m, (minimum to land). Thus aircrafts wait for takeoff until there is improvement to the required level of RVR. However arriving aircrafts can land up to visibilities of 50m with the help of CAT IIIB ILS systems at SGRDJI Airport.

Does the Airport have smoking areas?

No. As the Airport is located in holy city and named after the Fourth Sikh Guru Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji. Smoking is prohibited at Amritsar Airport in line with the culture and traditions of Sikh Community.

Why can't Fog and adverse weather be predicted early?

The Meteorological department of the Govt. of India issues advance cues about the probability of fog. However accuracy of advance notification of fog has been a challenge worldwide.

Does the airport have any medical facility?

In the event of a medical emergency, well trained doctors and paramedics are available at MI Room for first aid treatment from the Fortis Hospital, Amritsar. These doctors/paramedics are available round the clock.

What challenges does this pose to Airport and Airlines?

Airline schedules are dependent on aircrafts arriving and departing on time. Any disruption to this close knit operation will result in cascading effect to the entire network, flyers missing connecting flights, havoc to ground resource planning (stands and airfield) and stress to personnel trying to get flyers moving. This leads to Airports being overcrowded, customer service challenges and overall stress on the infrastructure.

Is Wi-Fi facility available at the airport?

The airport is Wi-Fi enabled. A valid mobile number (Indian or International)with working cellular connection is required to access the internet via Wi-Fi.

Is Cloak Room facility available at the airport?

No, Cloak Room Facility is not available at Amritsar Airport. Passengers are advised to make their own arrangements for the same.

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