Sahnewal Airport

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Ludhiana Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of India
ServesLudhiana and nearby cities
Elevation AMSL254 m / 834 ft
Coordinates30°51′17″N 075°57′09″E / 30.85472°N 75.95250°E / 30.85472; 75.95250Coordinates: 30°51′17″N 075°57′09″E / 30.85472°N 75.95250°E / 30.85472; 75.95250
LUH is located in Punjab
Location of airport in India
LUH is located in India
LUH (India)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,463 4,800 Asphalt

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.[1] Air India Regional, which used to operate an ATR-42 aircraft to Delhi, ceased the service in 2014.

The Ludhiana-Delhi route was resumed by Air India under the UDAN scheme on 2 September 2017. The flight is flown by Alliance Air.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Alliance AirDelhi

Ludhiana Airport[edit]

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.


  1. ^ Airport website
  2. ^ Goyal, Divya (3 September 2017). "Air India resumes Ludhiana-Delhi flight from Sahnewal after three years". The Indian Express. Retrieved 13 December 2017.

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