Shillong Airport

Shillong is a hill station in northeast India and capital of the state of Meghalaya. It’s known for Lady Hydari Park’s manicured gardens. Nearby, Ward’s Lake is surrounded by walking trails. North, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures features displays on the region’s native people. Waterfalls include the Elephant Falls to the southwest. East of here, forested Shillong Peak offers city views.

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Prohibited Item List


The following items that are banned for carriage on person/hand baggage on board flights operating from civil airports in India; and Indian Registered aircrafts from foreign airports :
Personal Items

  1. Lighters
  2. Scissors-metal with pointed tips
  3. Realistic replica of toy weapon

Sharp Objects

  1. Box Cutters
  2. Ice Axes/ Ice Picks
  3. Knives (any length and type except round-bladed, butter, and plastic cutlery)
  4. Meat Cleavers
  5. Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razors
  6. Sabers
  7. Scissors – metal with pointed tips
  8. Sword

Sporting Goods

  1. Baseball Bats
  2. Bows and Arrows
  3. Cricket Bats
  4. Golf Clubs
  5. Hockey Sticks
  6. Lacrosse Sticks
  7. Pool Cues
  8. Ski Poles
  9. Spear Guns

Guns and Firearms

  1. Ammunition
  2. BB guns
  3. Compressed Air Guns
  4. Firearms
  5. Flare Guns
  6. Gun Lighters
  7. Gun Powder
  8. Parts of Guns and Firearms
  9. Pellet Guns
  10. Realistic Replicas of Firearms
  11. Starter pistols


  1. Axes and hatchets
  2. Cattle Prods
  3. Crowbars
  4. Hammers
  5. Drills (including cordless portables power drills)
  6. Saws (including cordless portable power saws)
  7. Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits)
  8. Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers)
  9. Wrenches and Pliers

Martial Arts / Self Defense Items

  1. Billy Clubs
  2. Black Jacks
  3. Brass Knuckles
  4. Kubatons
  5. Mace/ Pepper Spray
  6. Martial Arts Weapons
  7. Night Sticks
  8. Nunchakus
  9. Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items
  10. Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices
  11. Throwing Stars

Explosive Materials

  1. Blasting Caps
  2. Dynamite
  3. Fireworks
  4. Flares (in any form)
  5. Hand Grenades
  6. Plastic Explosives
  7. Realistic Replicas of Explosives

Flammable items

  1. Liquid/Aerosol/Gel/Paste or items of similar consistency (Allowed separately, in small quantities required for the duration of journey, in one clear transparent re-sealable one liter size plastic bag. Each item should, however, not exceed 100 ml in quantity). Exception : Medicine/inhaler accompanied by prescription and baby food.
  2. Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel)
  3. Gasoline
  4. Gas Torches
  5. Lighter Fluid
  6. Strike-anywhere Matches
  7. Turpentine and paint Thinner
  8. Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries

Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items

  1. Chlorine for Pools and Spas
  2. Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers)
  3. Liquid Bleach
  4. Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs)
  5. Spray Paint
  6. Tear Gas

Note : The above mentioned are only indicative lists of items. Commonsense, however, shall prevail in assessing whether an object can be used as a weapon for committing any act of unlawful interference with civil aviation operations.


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Reference Point

Latitude Longitude Land Area Elevation
25° 42' 10" 091° 58' 52" 192 Acres 2908.8 Ft

Terminal Capacity

Terminal Arrival Departure
Domestic 50 50

Boarding Gates

Terminal Number of Boarding Gates
Ground Floor First Floor
Departure 1 Nil
Arrival 1 Nil

Terminal Area and No. of Counters

Terminal Area in sq. meters No. of Counters
Check In Immigration Custom Security
Terminal Building 5900 Sqm. 6 Nos. Nil Nil 2

Parking Bays

Type of Parking Bay Quantity Aircraft Category
28/R/C/W/T 02 Nos. AT42 or smaller aircraft

Air Traffic Control Services
Type of Air Traffic Services

ACC (Radar Based / Procedural) Nil
Approach (Radar / Procedural) Procedural
Aerodrome Control Procedural
Surface Movement Control
(ASDE / Procedural)
Flight Information Center Nil
Datis / Atis Broadcast Nil
Flight Crew Briefing  
ASBS or Manual Manual
Enroute / Aerodrome /
Communications / Gnd.Aids
Meteorology Provided by IMD
Facility for Payment of Rnfc / Tnlc / Parking / Housing / Landing Charges Etc.(Location e.g. Briefing / Tower) At Aerodrome Office

Surveillance Aids

Nil Nil Nil

Runway Lights

Runway No. Edge Lights Center Line Lighting
04 Available Nil
02 Available Nil

Approach Lights

Runway Category
Cat - III Cat - I / Simple Approach
04 Nil Nil
22 Nil Nil

Landing Aids

Runway Landing Aid (Category / Angle)
04 Nil Nil Available
22 Nil Nil Available


Facilities Frequency
VHF TWR 122.3
VHF TWR ALT 119.15


Name Frequency
DVOR 116.0 MHz -
HP-DME 1194 MHz 1131 MHz

Facilities Available in case of Aircraft Emergencies

Airport Terminal Contact Person (s) Facilities
Designation Tele.No.
SHILLONG ATC InCharge 8794740490(M)
Facilities available as per requirement for Fire
Services CAT IV (0430-1030 UTC)
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Airports Authority of India Shillong Airport Umroi Meghalaya -793103
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Airports Authority of India Shillong Airport, Umroi Meghalaya -793103
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