Gorakhpur Airport

Gorakhpur is a city situated on the banks of the West Rapti and Rohin river basins. Rapti River in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is 273 km east of the state capital Lucknow, near the Nepal border. The city is home to the Gorakhnath Math, a Gorakshanath temple. The name "Gorakhpur" comes from the Sanskrit Gorakshpuram, meaning the abode of Gorakshanath, a famous ascetic who was a prominent saint of the Natha sect. Gorakhpur Airport is located at a distance of 7 kilometers from Gorakhpur Railway Station on the Gorakhpur-Kushinagar Highway (NH-28).

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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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Lost and found Baggage

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Aerodrome Reference Code
Code No. 4
Code Letter C
Reference Point
Land Area 0.71Acres
Elevation 255 ft.
Terminal Capacity
Arrival Departure
100 100
Orientation Dimension Bearing Strength of Pavement - LCN/PCN
11/29 9000 ft X 150 ft LCN-40
Parking Apron
Dimensions Capacity
200 ft X 150 ft One B-737
Navigation Aids
NDB Available
Ground Lighting Facilities
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Sh. R. K. Parasher
Airports Authority of India, Civil Airport, Gorakhpur
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Sh. Jaydeep Singh Balhara
Regional Executive Director, Northern region, New Delhi-110037
91-11-25653566, 25655714, 25653243, 25654829
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लोक शिकायत अधिकारी, भारतीय विमानपत्तन प्राधिकरण, सिविल एअरपोर्ट, गोरखपुर - 273002
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Sh. Divyarth Agarwal
Airport Terminal Manager, Airports Authority of India, Civil Airport, Gorakhpur
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