Lucknow Airport (LKO) or Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

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The land of nawabs, aadabs, shababs, and kebabs, Lucknow can’t be better described than this. With Mughal influence still running deep in its veins and the British era’s experience adding a mixed touch to the city’s ethos, Lucknow is a charming city with a zest of its own. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Lucknow destination guide.

  • 10 km from Main Railway Station, Amausi.
  • Lucknow Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.
  • Lucknow Airport is equipped with Free Wi-Fi up to 30 minutes (and on paid purposes post 30 minutes) to help you stay connected.

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How to reach Lucknow Airport

  • Bus: It is the most inexpensive way of reaching the airport.  There are many bus lines available that go to the airport.
  • Taxis: One of the most comfortable ways to travel to the airport as it just takes 30 minutes via the city center.
  • Metro: Travel time from the city center to the airport via metro is just about 20 minutes, which makes it a quick and affordable option.

Lucknow Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Lucknow, the state capital of India's Uttar Pradesh, is served by the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. It is 10 kilometers from the city center in the Amausi neighborhood and was once known as the "Amausi International Airport."

  • Address/ Location:  Amausi, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226009
  • IATA code: LKO
  • Airport pin code: 226009
  • Distance from the city center: 10 KM
  • Flight tracker: goindigo.in/check-flight-status.html

Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Terminal Information

Lucknow is the focus city for IndiGo. IndiGo operates more than 150 non-stop weekly flights between Lucknow and other key destinations.

There are two terminals – domestic and international.

Terminal 1

This terminal is exclusively for handling the International flights. It has an area of 9,500 sq. meters with a per hour handling capacity of 235 incoming and 235 outgoing passengers. It has 11 check-in counters, 6 immigration desks, 5 customs desks, and 3 security kiosks.

Terminal 2

This terminal is exclusively for handling domestic flights. It has an area of 20,000 sq. meters with handling capacity of 1200 incoming & 1200 outgoing passengers. It has 17 check-in counters and 5 security kiosks.

AVA Store - You can now indulge in some Retail Therapy at the AVA store in the airport premises. Please browse through the inflight magazine - Hello 6E, to choose from a range of fun and functional products. Show your IndiGo boarding pass to avail an exciting discount and pay using cash or card to make the purchase! So, next time you fly IndiGo, get ready to shop!

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Lucknow International Airport Facilities

Jaipur Airport provides the following facilities for your smoother travel and relaxing stay:

Free trolleys.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency exchange counters.
Child Care Area.
Free Newspapers and Magazines.
Free information kiosks.
Free Medical Facilities.
Ayurvedic Medicines.
Assistance for disabled/elderly passengers.
Wheelchairs available for use.
Paid Luggage Storage & Lockers
Lost and Found Baggage Services.
Car Rental Services, Pre-paid Taxi Services.

Things to Do at the Lucknow Airport

While you wait at the Lucknow Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping at Duty Free shops for reasonable prices.
  • Luxuriating in the traditional souvenirs from the City of Tehzeeb.
  • Getting your hands on the books at the in-house BookStore.
  • Relaxing at the Massage Parlors, another reason to reach early for a flight.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants and cafes.
  • Snacking at the kiosk for cheaper hunger relief.

This Airport provides a myriad of facilities and services so that you can enjoy your stay.

Hotels near Lucknow Airport

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The Piccadily Lucknow Bara Birwa Kanpur Rd, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226005, India

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Hotel Mangalam Palace Kanpur Road | Near Airport, Opposite Shanti Nagar Petrol Pump, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226008, India

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Ranjee's Hotel Cf - 2 | Opposite Bbd Viraj Tower, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010, India

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Hotel Crossroad Transport Nagar | near Skoda Showroom, Shaheed Path, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226012, India

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Dayal Paradise Vipul Khand - 5, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010, India

There are many hotels near the airport for a short break between flights. Some of them are as mentioned below: 

  • The Piccadily Lucknow, Bara Birwa Kanpur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226005, India
  • Hotel Mangalam Palace, Kanpur Road | Near Airport, Opposite Shanti Nagar Petrol Pump, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226008, India
  • Ranjee's Hotel, Cf - 2 | Opposite Bbd Viraj Tower, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010, India
  • Hotel Crossroad, Transport Nagar | near Skoda Showroom, Shaheed Path, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226012, India
  • Dayal Paradis, Vipul Khand - 5, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226010, India

Places to visit near Lucknow Airport

Here are a few places near the Lucknow airport that you must visit on your trip to this region.

  • Bara Imambara: Asafi Imambara, also known as Bara Imambara, is one of Lucknow's most important historical sites. It was built in 1784. The complex was constructed by Asaf-ud-Daula, one of the illustrious Nawabs of Awadh, and includes the Asfi Mosque, a sizable mosque, the Bhul Bhulaiya, and a stepwell with flowing water (Shahi Baoli).
  • Chota Imambara: Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh, constructed the towering historical building known as Chota Imambara in 1838. It is also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak, and it was initially constructed as a gathering place for Shia believers.
  • Rumi Darvaza: Make your way to the Rumi Darwaza, an impressive gateway that is situated between Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara, if you want to see the magnificence of Awadhi style architecture in action. This gate, which Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula constructed in 1784, is around 60 feet tall and frequently serves as the Lucknow city logo.

These are some of the destinations you should not miss on your trip to the serene city of Lucknow.

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