Goa International Airport (GOI) also acknowledged as Dabolim Airport, is the 9th substantial airport in terms of traveler traffic. Goa Airport in the state of Goa is based in Dabolim area. Which is 29 km South West of Panaji and 4 km South East of Vasco de Gama. The airport is the prime avenue of sightseer but the airport is mutual with military (the airport is closed for few hours in a day).
As March’14, the airport has a state-of –the-art terminal, which ousts the old Domestic and International Terminals. Even though the airport has new terminal and is groomed to widen in consecutive years, a new airport is outlined to be framed in Mopa to deliver the Goa territory.
The airport was constructed by the government of the Estado da India Portuguesa in 1950s on 249 acres of area. Until 1961 it apportioned as the main nerve center for the provincial airline TAIP, which on a legitimate itinerary serves Daman & Diu, Karachi, Mozambique, and alternative stations.
The connectivity from the goa india airport to the local city is very easy. One can reach the city by rail or by road. The nearby railway station from the airport is in Vasco da Gama which is about 5km. which can be attained by local conveyance. The local busses are repeatedly very loaded and not very periodic; you can head to Chicalim and Vasco da Gama which is nearby. Pre- paid taxis are available 24*7 exterior to the terminal domicile. Provincially managed busses cater links with Panaji.
There are a lot of facilities available at the Goa International Airport like ATMs, money exchange, post, telephone and Wi-Fi access. Waiting for your flight? Feeling hungry? There are a lot of options both at international and domestic terminal, the snack bars and restaurant serve numerous dishes and are served hot.
There are Duty-free shops which sell international alcohol, smoke, aroma, toilettes, gadgets, timepiece and lot more are placed in the international departures and arrivals sphere. Regular items like news, books, and clothes are accessible at both terminals.