Location and Boundaries
The present district of Gorakhpur, 265 Kms east of capital Lucknow, on National Highway -28 lies between Latitude 26° 46´ N and Longitude 83° 22´ E, covers the geographical area of 3483.8 Sq. km. It is bounded by districts Mahrajganj in the north, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh and Mau in the south, Kushinagar and Deoria in the east and Sant Kabirnagar in the west.
Gorakhpur is an important district of Eastern U.P. and is the main terminus for Kushinagar, Kapilvastu and Nepal.
Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India.
Frequent road-transport is available for all major cities of U.P. The main Bus-stand is near railway station . Buses are available since early in the morning (3.00 Am) till late night, from Gorakhpur to Sanauli. Also, frequent service is available for other routes like Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Delhi etc.
Air Force Station is 8 Km. from the railway station. On 8th March, 2003 it has been inaugurated as a commercial airport. Daily flights are available from Gorakhpur to Delhi via Lucknow and Kolkata.
Another airstrip of U.P. Civil Aviation is also available in Kasia, 55 kms away from Gorakhpur in Kushinagar district. Nearest other commercial Airports are Lucknow and Varanasi. For other information regarding flights please check online websites.