Vir Savarkar Airport serves Port Blair
in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
. The airport is around 2 km from the city center. The runway is 6,000 ft long and lies at an elevation of 58 ft. Such domestic carriers as Indian Airlines
, Jet Airways
and Sahara Airlines operate at this airport.
Handicrafts shop, snack bar and restaurant are available in the airport. Wheel chair accessibility and assistance for physically challenged, aged and infirm are also provided. Assistance to limited-mobility passengers is provided.
Nearby accommodations include Hotel Bay Island, Peerless Beach Resort, Sinclair Bay View, Andaman Teal House, and Megapode Nest. Tourist attractions include Cellular Jail National Memorial (4 km by road), Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (31 km by road), and Havelock Island (54 km by boat).