Helicopter Fare and Schedule - Andaman and Nicobar islands

Fare and schedule of Helicopter service in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The helicopter service covers northern (Diglipur) to southernmost (Campbell Bay) settlements of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Helicopter service is provided by Andaman and Nicobar Administration, who has long term lease arrangements with Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited (PHHL). A fleet of total four Pawan Hans "SA-365N Dauphin" Multi turbine helicopters operate in Andaman and Nicobar islands. These Dauphins have a maximum capacity of 10 passengers (+ 2 crew)

Pawan Hans SA-365N Dauphin Details (Source DGCA Website)
Few Tail numbers operational at Andaman and Nicobars : VT-ELN | VT-ELR | VT-ENW | VT-ELQ
All up weight : 4000(Kgs)
Type of Engine : Multi Turbine engine
Owner : Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited, Palika Kendra, Parliament Kendra, PARLIAMENT STREET, NEW DELHI

Year of Manufacture : 1986 and 1987 (All SA365N's are acquired in 1986-87 by Pawans Hans. They are all at-least 30 years old now !)

Video: Helicopter leaving Car Nicobar Airbase
Video: Chopper Landing at Kamorta Helipad

FARE STRUCTURE OF PAWAN HANS HELICOPTER FOR VARIOUS DESTINATIONS W.E.F. 01.05.2018

S. No   From   To Fare @ 90% subsidyfor islanders, Medicalcases, Govt. Officialsincluding familymembers(In. Rs.) Fare @ 75% subsidyfor non-islanders,Tourists & Govt.Servants on duty(In. Rs.)
1.   Port Blair   Car Nicobar 2800 6900
2.   Port Blair   Campbell Bay 5350 13400
3.   Port Blair   Kamorta 4350 10800
4.   Port Blair   Katchal 4350 10800
5.   Port Blair   Teressa 4000 9950
6.   Port Blair   Chowra 3800 9500
7.   Port Blair   Hut Bay 1350 3350
8.   Port Blair   Diglipur 2100 5250
9.   Port Blair   Mayabunder 1700 4300
10.   Port Blair   Havelock 900 3500
11.   Port Blair   Neil Island 900 3500
12.   Port Blair   Rangat 1350 3350
13.   Car Nicobar   Campbell Bay 2600 6500
14.   Car Nicobar   Kamorta 1600 3900
15.   Kamorta   Campbell Bay 1400 3500
16.   Car Nicobar   Katchal 1600 3900
17.   Katchal   Kamorta 550 1300
18.   Port Blair   Baratang 950 2400
19   Port Blair   Long Island 1150 2850
20.   Neil Island   Havelock 600 1450
21.   Mayabunder   Diglipur 800 1900
22.   Rangat   Mayabunder 800 1900
23.   Car Nicobar   Teressa 1250 3050
24.   Car Nicobar   Chowra 1050 2600
25.   Teressa   Katchal 700 1750
26.   Teressa   Kamorta 700 1750
27.   Chowra   Kamorta 900 2200
29.   Chowra   Katchal 900 2200
30.   Chowra   Teressa 550 1300

The Charges for excess baggage in helicopter would be as under:-

1. Excess Baggage     :@Rs.150/-per kg.

The chartering charges of Helicopter would be as under:-
1. Per hour of flying @ 145100/-
2. Per hour of halting @ 10000/-

HELICOPTER/ IAF DORNIER SCHEDULE w.e.f. 29th January, 2018

Monday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair0730 Car Nicobar0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar0900 Port Blair 1020 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair0830 Car Nicobar0930 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar1000 Kamorta 1045 45 Min
Kamorta 1050 Katchal 1105 15 Min
Katchal 1110 Teressa 1130 20 Min
Teressa 1135 Chowra 1150 15 Min
Chowra 1155 Car Nicobar1255 30 Min
Car Nicobar1235 Port Blair 1355 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair0900 Mayabunder0945 45 Min
Mayabunder0950 Diglipur 1010 20 Min
Diglipur 1015 Mayabunder1035 20 Min
Mayabunder1040 Port Blair1125 45 Min
Port Blair1200 HutBay 1235 35 Min
HutBay 1240 Port Blair1315 35 Min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair0930 Havelock0950 20 Min
Havelock 0955 Port Blair1015 20 Min
Port Blair1100 Car Nicobar1250 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar1230 Port Blair1350 1 hr 20 Min

Tuesday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0730 Car Nicobar 0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 0900 Campbell Bay1015 1 hr 15 Min
Campbell Bay1020 Car Nicobar 1135 1 hr 15 Min
Car Nicobar 1145 Port Blair 1305 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0800 Mayabunder 0845 45 Min
Mayabunder 0850 Diglipur 0910 20 Min
Diglipur 0915 Mayabunder 0935 20 Min
Mayabunder 0940 Port Blair 1025 45 Min
Port Blair 1100 Car Nicobar 1220 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar1230 Port Blair 1350 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0830 Car Nicobar 0950 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1000 Teressa 1035 35 Min
Teressa 1040 Kamorta 1100 20 Min
Kamorta 1105 Katchal 1120 15 Min
Katchal 1125 Car Nicobar 1210 45 Min
Car Nicobar 1120 Port Blair 1340 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0900 Havelock 0920 20 Min
Havelock 0925 Port Blair 0945 20 Min
Port Blair 1030 HutBay 1105 35 Min
HutBay 1110 Port Blair 1145 35 Min

Wednesday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0730 Car Nicobar 0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 0900 Campbell Bay 1015 1 hr 15 Min
Campbell Bay 1020 Car Nicobar 1135 1 hr 15 Min
Car Nicobar 1145 Port Blair 1305 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0800 Mayabunder 0845 45 Min
Mayabunder 0850 Diglipur 0910 20 Min
Diglipur 0915 Mayabunder 0935 20 Min
Mayabunder 0940 Port Blair 1025 45 Min
Port Blair 1100 HutBay 1135 35 Min
HutBay 1140 Port Blair 1215 35 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0830 Car Nicobar 0950 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar1000 Chowra 1030 30 Min
Chowra 1035 Teressa 1050 20 Min
Teressa 1055 Kamorta 1115 15 Min
Kamorta 1020 Katchal 1135 15 Min
Katchal 1140 Car Nicobar 1225 45 Min
Car Nicobar1145 Port Blair 1305 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0900 Havelock 0920 20 Min
Havelock 0925 Port Blair 0945 20 Min
Port Blair 1030 Car Nicobar 1150 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1200 Port Blair 1320 1 hr 20 Min

Thursday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0730 Car Nicobar 0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 0900 Campbell Bay 1015 1 hr 15 Min
Campbell Bay 1020 Car Nicobar 1135 1 hr 15 Min
Car Nicobar 1145 Port Blair 1305 1hr 15 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0800 Rangat 0835 35 Min
Rangat 0840 Mayabunder 0900 20 Min
Mayabunder 0905 Rangat 0925 20 Min
Rangat 0930 Port Blair 1005 35 Min
Port Blair 1030 Car Nicobar 1150 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1200 Port Blair 1320 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0830 Car Nicobar 0950 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1000 Kamorta 1045 45 Min
Kamorta 1050 Katchal 1105 15 Min
Katchal 1110 Teressa 1130 20 Min
Teressa 1135 Car Nicobar 1210 35 Min
Car Nicobar 1220 Port Blair 1340 1 hr 20 min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0900 Havelock 0920 20 Min
Havelock 0925 Port Blair 0945 20 Min
Port Blair 1030 HutBay 1105 35 Min
HutBay 1110 Port Blair 1145 35 Min

Friday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0730 Car Nicobar 0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 0900 Port Blair 1020 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0830 Car Nicobar 0950 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1000 Teressa 1035 35 Min
Teressa 1040 Katchal 1100 35 Min
Katchal 1150 Kamorta 1120 15 Min
Kamorta 1125 Car Nicobar 1210 45 Min
Car Nicobar 1220 Port Blair 1340 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0900 Mayabunder 0945 45 Min
Mayabunder 0950 Diglipur 1010 20 Min
Diglipur 1015 Mayabunder 1035 20 Min
Mayabunder 1040 Port Blair 1125 45 Min
Port Blair 1200 HutBay 1235 35 Min
HutBay 1240 Port Blai 1315 35 Min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0930 Havelock 0950 20 Min
Havelock 0955 Port Blair 1015 20 Min
Port Blair 1100 HutBay 1135 35 Min
HutBay 1140 Port Blair 1215 35 Min

Saturday Schedule

Helicopter 1 (PH-I)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0730 Car Nicobar 0850 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 0900 Campbell Bay 1015 1 hr 15 Min
Campbell Bay 1020 Car Nicobar 1135 1 hr 15 Min
Car Nicobar 1145 Port Blair 1305 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 2 (PH-II)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0800 Mayabunder 0845 45 Min
Mayabunder 0850 Diglipur 0910 20 Min
Diglipur 0915 Mayabunder 0935 20 Min
Mayabunder 0940 Port Blair 1025 45 Min
Port Blair 1100 HutBay 1135 35 Min
HutBay 1140 Port Blair 1225 35 Min
Helicopter 3 (PH-III)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0830 Car Nicobar 0950 1 hr 20 Min
Car Nicobar 1000 Kamorta 1045 45 Min
Kamorta 1050 Katchal 1105 15 Min
Katchal 1110 Teressa 1130 20 Min
Teressa 1135 Car Nicobar 1210 35 Min
Car Nicobar 1220 Port Blair 1340 1 hr 20 Min
Helicopter 4 (PH-IV)
DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArrival TimeFlight time
Port Blair 0900 Havelock 0920 20 Min
Havelock 0925 Port Blair 0945 20 Min
  • This is a tentative flight schedule subject to change without prior notice. The Directorate of Civil Aviation will not bear any responsibility whatsoever losses (if any) due to cancellation, rescheduling, over fly, deviation from the route or delay of flight
  • Services for Car Nicobar, Chowra, Teressa, Katchal, Kamorta and Campbell Bay shall remain suspended during public Holidays due to Non availability of ATS facilities at Carnic airfield on these days.


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