Agartala Airport (IXA) is a domestic airport that serves the capital city of Tripura and its surrounding areas. It is also referred as Singerbhil Airport. Established in 1942 by Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur, it is located 12 km northwest from the heart of the city. According to the statistics of 2016 to 2017, the airport was ranked as the 31st busiest airport in India out of the 50 major airports. Agartala Airport is the 2nd busiest airport in Northeast India after Guwahati Airport. The airport was used by the 4th Combat Cargo Group (CCG) of the United States Army Air Force during World War II. It was also used as a point to drop pallets of ammunition and supplies for the use of allied forces during that time.
There is a single terminal at the C.A. Agartala Airport with 2 boarding gates and a capacity of 250 each for arrivals and departures. In addition, the terminal has 14 check-in counters, 4 security checks, and 1 immigration counter for the convenience of the passengers.
Private bus and car services are also available for passengers from the airport. They can also opt for auto and taxi services that are available within the airport premises. Prepaid taxi services are also available for travelers. Passengers who want to travel to destinations located in another state can avail of inter-state bus, car, and taxi services within the city.
Travelers to this city do not need to travel far to find affordable and comfortable accommodation during their stay. Hotels, such as The Ginger Agartala, City Center, and Sonar Tori are located within 8 kilometers of the C.A. Agartala Airport. For the convenience of their guests, these hotels also provide airport shuttle services.