Punjab State, the land of five rivers, is a developed state with a well-established airport system. Accessibility is an important factor that boosts tourism in Punjab further. The state is presently gaining more and more importance, owing to its tourism aspect.
Domestic airport is an airport that handles only domestic flights—flights within the same country. Domestic airports do not have customs and immigration facilities and so cannot handle flights to or from a foreign airport.Here is the list of domestic airports in Punjab .
Pathankot Air Force Station is a military airport inaugrated by the civil aviation minister Praful Patel on November 21st 2006 .Pathankot airport was also created because of efforts by Gurdaspur Member of Parliament ,Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna who had planned to make Pathankot a tourist spot . It is located 3 km from Pathankot, India, on the Pathankot – Majra Road. It is part of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force and covers an area of approximately 2000 acres (809.3 hectares).