Bilaspur Airport is located in the village of Chakarbhatta, approximately 10km south of Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh, India. The airport has been a subject of interest to Airports Authority of India and the Chhattisgarh State Government, with plans on repurposing the facility for commercial use. However, the airport authority agreed to hand the non-operational airport to the Indian Army under a conditional agreement.
Bilaspur Airport currently serves as a general aviation and pilot training facility.
How to reach Bilaspur from major cities of India
By Road: There are many ways to reach Bilaspur. It is 113 Kms from Raipur, 129 Kms from Hyderabad, 256 Kms from Mohala, 402 Kms from Nagpur and 814 Kms from Kolkata.Moreover, NH 111 starts from Bilaspur which connects the city to Ambikapur and Varanasi. Bilaspur is well connected by other cities like Amarkantak, Shahdole, Allahabad, Jabalpur, Mungeli, Kawardha and Mandla. There is a good bus servicefrom Bilaspur to other nearby cities.
By Train : Bilaspur is on the main Mumbai-Kolkata Railway Line and there are many trains that connect Bilaspur to Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Chennai, Patna, Chattisgarh, Tirunelveli, Kolkata, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Roorkee, Haridwar, Vishakapatnam and Rourkela. Bilaspur is one of the busiest junctions of Chhattisgarh.
By Air :The nearest International Airport from Bilaspur is Swami Vivekanand Airport, Raipur, roughly three hour drive from Bilaspur. It is well connected with major cities like Bangalore, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai etc. viaAir India, IndiGo airlines, Jet Airways and Jet Lite.