|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Serves||Ludhiana and nearby cities|
|Elevation AMSL||254 m / 834 ft|
Sahnewal Airport (IATA: LUH, ICAO: VILD), also known as Ludhiana Airport, is the local airport serving the city of Ludhiana and other sub-cities of Ludhiana District in Punjab. It is near the town of Sahnewal, 12 km (7.5 mi) southeast of Ludhiana on the Grand Trunk Road.It is proposed to be shifted to Ludhiana international airport, Halwara, Ludhiana by 2021.
The airport is spread over more than 130 acres. The arrival/departure halls can accommodate 40 passengers. Air India Regional, which used to operate an ATR-42 aircraft to Delhi, ceased the service in 2014.
Airlines and destinations
An International airport is being planned for Ludhiana at Halwara Air Force Station. All the NOC have been obtained from various departments and Punjab government has also signed an MOU with the Airport Authority of India. AAI and the state government will develop the civil terminal through a joint venture company (JVC) to be constituted. While AAI would have a majority stake of 51% in the JVC, the state government, through the Greater Ludhiana Development Authority (GLADA), will have 49% stake in the project.
- http://www.aai.aero/allAirports/ludhiana.jsp Airport website
- Goyal, Divya (3 September 2017). "Air India resumes Ludhiana-Delhi flight from Sahnewal after three years". The Indian Express. Retrieved 13 December 2017.