Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (IATA: GAU, ICAO: VEGT), also known as Guwāhāti International Airport and formerly as Borjhar Airport, is the primary international airport of the North-Eastern States of India, situated at Borjhar in Guwahati, Assam, named after Gopinath Bordoloi, who was a freedom fighter and also the first Chief Minister of Assam after independence. The airport is managed by Airports Authority of India and also serves as Indian Air Force base.
Guwahati airport is a majors hub for mores domestic flights daily services to North-East India, known as the Nine Perfect Jewels or Seven Sisters. Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min), Tura (50 min), Naharlagun (Itanagar), Tawang (75 min) by Pawan Hans, a helicopter service. This is the 1st largest international airport in north eastern India. Planning is going on to renovate the airport.