Mysore Airport serving the Heritage city of Mysore is also known as Mandakalli Airport. Airport is located 12 km from the Mysore city. The airstrip in Mysore was built in 1948, it was defunct from the mid-1980s. The newly upgraded airport was reopened for scheduled services on 1st October 2010. Only the smaller aircrafts (ATR) operate from the Mysore airport. Airport in Mysore at present has only one terminal which caters to the domestic needs and connects few major cities of India.
Chartered flights have been operating since the airport was recommissioned. Kingfisher Airlines operated daily flights to Mysore between October 2010 and November 2011. SpiceJet began flights connecting Mysore to Chennai, via Bangalore from 14 January 2013.
Mysore Airport to Mysore city: Mysore airport is about 12 km from Mysore city. Air travellers can reach Mysore easily, they can hire taxis or cabs from Mysore airport taxi stand. Frequent services of city buses are available at Mysore city bus stand to Mysore Airport.