Cheap Flights to Dimapur Airport
Dimapur Airport (DMU) is a public-use airport located approximately 4 kilometres to the north-east of Dimapur, in the Indian state of Nagaland. It is the main air facility serving the state and the main gateway to Mount Saramati, one of Northeast India's most popular attractions. Dimapur airport is also a popular connection point for those travelling to the cities of Delhi and Kolkata. To start searching for cheap flights to Dimapur Airport, simply enter your travel date and departure city into Skyscanner's flight search. If you can't decide when to travel, use the Whole Month search option to compare air ticket prices across a range of possible departure dates.
Best Time to Fly to Dimapur Airport
Dimapur experiences extremely hot summers, cool winters, and a period of heavy rainfall. The most popular time to visit the city is during the summer months (March through April) when the weather is driest. Daytime temperatures at this time of year can soar as high as 38 degrees Celsius, however, making outdoor sightseeing difficult. Hotels and flight prices also tend to be at their highest during this season. You'll want to avoid travelling to Dimapur during the monsoon season, which runs from May through October and brings with it a high chance of landslides. If you want to enjoy comfortable weather and great travel deals, a good time to visit Dimapur is during the winter months (November through December). If you've already decided when you want to travel, Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can help you monitor changes in air ticket prices so that you can book the cheapest possible flight to Dimapur Airport.
Airlines That Fly to Dimapur Airport
There are no direct flights available from Canada to Dimapur Airport. The only airlines flying to Dimapur Airport are Air India and IndiGo, with daily connections available from Delhi or Kolkata. The flight from Kolkata Airport (CCU) to Dimapur Airport is the shorter of these routes. The estimated flight time between the two airports is 1 hour and 15 minutes. A full list of airlines flying from Canda to Kolkata Airport can be found on this page.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
Dimapur Airport consists of a single domestic passenger terminal that is capable of handling 300 arriving passengers. The facility is conveniently situated near National Highway 29, which connects motorists to the city centre in around 15 minutes, depending on weather and traffic conditions. The most convenient way to travel to the city centre from Dimapur Airport is by taxi. Depending on where you're staying in Dimapur, a cab ride to your destination should take around 20 to 30 minutes. The airport is not served by any public transit lines, but there is a railway station located approximately 7 kilometres from the airport that can be reached in around 25 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, you can rent a vehicle from one of the car hire agencies operating desks inside of the terminal.
Inside of Dimapur Airport's passenger terminal, you'll find a number of amenities and services designed to ease arriving passengers' arrival into the city. They include an ATM operated by State Bank of India, a small retail shop, a newsstand, several food concessions, a coffee stand, and a duty-free outlet. At this time, there is no WiFi available at Dimapur Airport.
What to See and Do in Dimapur
A good place to begin exploring Dimapur is at the Kachari Ruins, where you'll find remnants of temples, reservoirs, and monoliths reflecting the ancient fertility rituals of the Kachari Capital. Other interesting stops to add to your itinerary are Triple Falls, a three-tier waterfall that flows into a natural pool, and Chumukedima, an ancient village dating that once served as the Naga Hills District headquarters.