Bhuj Airport is situated in the Kutch District of Gujarat. The airport has recently been renamed the Shyamji Krishna Verma, Bhuj Airport. In the beginning Bhuj Airport was set up with only 2 buildings. The airport authority used to share their runway with the Bhuj Rudra Mata Air Force Base. As times passed, a new suitable terminal was built along with parking and a drop-off/ collect point. The airport is situated at a distance of 3 km from the city. Other airports like Kandla and Jamnagar is situated at a distance of 60 km and 98 km. Bhuj Airport played an instrumental role in suppling helps for the 2001 Gujarat earthquake. Jet Airways and now Kingfisher Airlines operate from Bhuj Airport, and operates daily flights to Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport).