The government owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) operates 126 airports and civil enclaves out of a total of 449 airports and airstrips located throughout India. 100 airports/aerodromes receive regular commercial flights. The cities of Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi and Mumbai are served by privately (or joint-venture) operated airports. Airports in India handled over 341 million passengers in 2018. India is the third largest domestic civil aviation market in the world behind the USA and China.
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Although JetKonnect (earlier JetLite) was merged with Jet Airways some years ago the airline still uses the original airline code of Air Sahara (S2) which was taken over by Jet Airways in 2007. Air Sahara was one of the first private airlines in India along with ModiLuft, Jet Airways, East-West Airlines and Damania. Jet Airways suspended all operations in Apr '19.
Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) handled 69.9 million passengers in 2018 ranking it as the 11th busiest airport in the world.
Delhi IGIA ranked as the 17th busiest airport (by passenger volume) in the world in 2019 (12th busiest in 2018) while Mumbai CSIA ranked as the 39th busiest airport in the same year (28th busiest in 2018). Delhi's IGIA and Mumbai's CSIA airports handled ca 68.5 million and 47.1 million passengers respectively in 2019.
Delhi Airport Terminal 3 - Flight Information Displays
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an initial 30-year OMDA (Operation, Management and Development Agreement) with GMR-Fraport AG and GVK-ACSA (Airports Company of South Africa) led consortiums for the development and expansion of the airports at Delhi and Mumbai. The Mott MacDonald Group was appointed as the technical advisor for the Delhi airport modernisation project. HOK International was appointed to design the airport. The 480 000 m² integrated terminal 3 with 48 incontact (six of which are designed to accomodate Airbus A380 aircraft) and 30 remote stands at Delhi has a capacity to handle upto 34 million passengers per annum. Terminal 3 was inaugurated in July 2010.
The airport features three runways, incl. a ILS Cat. IIIb runway (11R/29L and 4,430 m long). Expansion of the domestic LCC terminal complex (1D/1C) is underway. Terminal 1 is located in the old Palam (name of Delhi airport till 1986) section of the airport. The terminal is used by SpiceJet and IndiGo. For domestic flights IndiGo operates from T1, T2 (IndiGo flight nos. 6E 5000 to 6E 5999) and T3 (6E 5000 to 6E 5999). SpiceJet operates all flights from T1 excl. flight nos. SG 8000 to SG 8999 which operate from T3. GoAir operates all domestic flights from T2 (which was refurbished earlier on and is now used by GoAir, IndiGo and SpiceJet).
Delhi IGI Airport handled on an average 1 334 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
Delhi airport is planning to expand the present domestic terminal 1D serving low-cost carriers besides constructing new taxiways, apron expansion and a fourth runway at a total cost of ₹ 98 bn. More on the expansion works planned in the following video:
Mumbai CSIA Terminal 2 Domestic - Flight Information Displays
Mumbai's Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSIA) features an outstanding integrated terminal with a total floor area of 439 000 m², 38 aerobridges and a capacity to handle 40 m passengers annually is operational. The international section of the terminal began operating in Feb 2014. Air India, selected GoAir (flight# G8 2000 to G8 2999) and IndiGo (flight# 6E 5300 to 6E 5399) flights and all SpiceJet (wef Sep 22) and Vistara operate domestic flights from T2 while the other domestic airlines operate from the terminal 1 complex. The old domestic terminal complex has 11 in-contact gates. The 1C terminal has six aerobridges and a floor area of approx. 27 500 m² and is connected to terminals 1A and 1B through escalators and walkways. The airport set a new world aircraft traffic movement record for a single runway (in effect) airport by handling 1 004 landings and takeoffs during a 24 hr period in Dec '18.
Mumbai CSI airport handled an average of 894 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
Kolkata NSCB International Airport (VECC/CCU) - Takeoff and Initial Climb with a view of the new terminal under construction (2010) - Runway 19R - © Timir Mozumder
AAI has planned a total expenditure of ₹ 250 bn upto 2022/23 for airport infrastructure related development projects. This includes the addition of over 270 new aircraft parking bays at various airports.
Patna, Lucknow, Pune, Port Blair, Tiruchirappalli and Guwahati are some of the airports where new passenger terminals are planned/under construction.
With the inauguration of the greenfield airport facility at Pakyong (Sikkim) in Sep '18, all the states of India have air connectivity. The Pakyong airfield is located at a height of 1 399 m (among the highest in India) and is capable of handling upto ATR/Q400 turboprop sized aircraft and scheduled air commenced in Oct '18.
A new 3 600 m² passenger terminal was commissioned at Belagavi airport in Sep '17 while the passenger terminal at Jammu airport has been expanded to 14 500 m².
A new passenger terminal has been planned for Patna's Jay Prakash Narayan Airport with a floor area covering 65 000 m² (the present terminal has a floor space of 7 200 m²) and a project cost of ₹ 12 bn. The new terminal will be capable of handling 4.5 m passengers annually. Completion is estimated by end-21.
The airport serving Jabalpur will be expanded at a cost of ₹4.1 bn including a new domestic passenger terminal with an area of 9 350 m². The runway length will be increased to 2 750 m enabling the operation of larger aircraft such as the Airbus A320.
A new airport was inaugurated close to the temple town of Shirdi, Maharashtra in Oct '17. The airport was developed at a cost of ₹ 3.5 bn and features a 2 750 m² passenger terminal capable of handling upto 300 pax/hr. Kishangarh airport serving Kishangarh, Ajmer and Pushkar was commissioned in Oct '17. The airport handled over 4.7 m passengers in 2017/18.
A new integrated passenger terminal is under construction at Tiruchirappalli Airport which has seen a spurt in passenger traffic in recent years. The proposed terminal costing approx. ₹ 9 bn will have a total floor area covering 67 500 m², 10 aerobridges and a designed annual capacity for 2.4 m passengers. The new terminal is expected to be completed by end-21. The impressive terminal was designed by Pascall+Watson.
A new integrated terminal (floor area 84 000 m²) will be constructed at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, serving Lucknow and the busiest airport in Uttar Pradesh. The cost for the new terminal is estimated at ₹ 14 bn. Lucknow Airport's new terminal is expected to be completed by end-21.
A new integrated terminal is under construction at northeast India's busiest airport, Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. The terminal is being built at a cost of ₹ 12 bn and will have a floor area of 102 500 m² considerably larger than the existing passenger terminal with a floor area of approx. 20 000 m². The terminal is expected to be completed by 2021. A new passenger terminal building is under construction at Agartala Airport (Meghalaya) at an estimated cost of ₹ 5 bn.
A new terminal costing ₹3.6 bn will be constructed at Pune's Lohegaon airport due to a brisk increase in passenger traffic. The passenger terminal will cover an area of 40 000 m² (almost double the size of the currently in use 22 000 m² terminal) and is planned to be completed by end 2021.
A greenfield airport is under construction at a cost of approx. ₹ 5 bn in Sindhudurg district (Maharashtra) at Parule Chipi.
Scheduled passenger airline traffic incl. jet aircraft service commenced in Apr '19 at the upgraded airport located in Jharsuguda, Odisha. A new passenger terminal was inaugurated at Gorakhpur Airport in 2018. The present airstrip at Deogarh, Jharkhand is also being modernised at an estimated cost of ₹ 4 bn to cater to scheduled jet air service in the future. Spread over 600 acres the airport will include a new 4 000 m² passenger terminal and a runway extended to 2 500 m in length. A new passenger terminal is under construction at the airport located in Darbhanga in north central Bihar.
A new integrated passenger terminal is planned to be constructed at Vijayawada's Gannavaram airport at a cost of ₹ 6 bn. The terminal will cover a floor area of 35 000 m². The passenger terminal building at Visakhapatnam Airport is to be expanded to 29 000 m².
A new airport located at Oravakallu near Kurnool (AP) was inaugurated in Jan '19.
A new passenger terminal built at a cost of ₹ 1.6 bn was commissioned at Bamrauli Airport located near Allahabad (Prayagraj) in Dec '18.
The present 18 600 m² passenger terminal at Mangaluru Bajpe Airport is being expanded at an estimated cost of ₹ 1.3 bn to facilitate the growing number of passengers using the airport. The expansion (planned to be completed by Q2/20) will add another 10 000 m² incl. four new baggage conveyor belts and two additional aerobridges (four aerobridges are in use in the present intergrated terminal).
A new 19 000 m² passenger terminal is planned to be constructed (cost ₹ 5 bn) at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, among the highest airports in the world situated at an altitude 3 256 m, and serving Leh. Completion date has been set for Sep '21.
Commercial passenger airline service operated under the UDAN (Ude Desh ke Aam Nagrik) Regional Connectivity Scheme commenced in Oct '19 at the Hindon Air Force Base located in Ghaziabad (UP). Hindon serves Delhi/ NCR.
Expansion is planned for the 62 000 m² integrated passenger terminal at Goa Dabolim Airport with a 18 300 m² extension costing ₹ 2.56 bn. The extension is expected to be ompleted by end '21.
Vadodara Airport's new integrated 17 500 m² passenger terminal (over double the size of the old domestic terminal) was inaugurated in Oct '16 and is rated as India's second green terminal after Cochin International Airport.
Kolkata NSCB (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose) international airport was modernised at an approx. cost of ₹ 25 billion. An integral part of the modernisation plan was the construction of a new 195 000 m² integrated passenger terminal with a capacity to handle 20 million passengers a year (Kolkata's two previous terminals were designed to handle 5 m passengers a year). The new RJMM designed terminal was inaugurated in Jan 2013. NSCB airport handled a record 18.9 m passengers in 2017. A metro rail line is under construction which will facilitate rail connectivity from the airport to the existing Kolkata Metro's north-south line at Noapara. Another metro line connecting the airport with Garia is also under construction. Kolkata airport is constrained by land and cannot expand capacitywise that much in the future. Terminal and aircraft parking capacity will be expanded by utilising the old domestic terminal and constructing additional parking stands but the airport does not have sufficient land for a second parallel runway that could be used simultaneously with the present main runway. This by and large limits the number of air movements the airport can handle to a single runway. An extension to the present domestic departure area has been planned by demolishing the adjacent old domestic terminal. The extension terminal has been planned to add over 70 000 m² of floor area (domestic) in the first phase of expansion and include 10 additional aerobridges. Eventually the old tower block and old international terminal are also planned for demolition with further extension of the integrated passenger terminal.
Kolkata NSCB airport handled on an average 500 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
Kolkata NSCB was formerly known as Dum Dum Airport until 1995 when the airport name was officially changed to NSCB Int'l Airport.
Chennai airport's completed modernisation included a new domestic terminal (67 700 m²) and international terminal (59 000 m²) with a total capacity to handle 23 m (7 m international and 16 m domestic) passengers annually. The second phase (work to commence in 2018 at an estimated total cost of approx. ₹ 25 bn) would include the integration of the present domestic and international terminals into one seamless layout with a capacity of 35 m passengers per annum. Terminal floor area will increase to 336 000 m². A new international terminal will replace the present old international and domestic terminals and is estimated to be ready by 2022. Construction of a new greenfield airport is also under study for Chennai. Chennai airport handled 19.6 m passengers in 2017 and city connectivity improved with the opening of the Chennai Metro Airport station.
Chennai airport handled on an average 487 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
The Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, located approx. 40 kms north of Bengaluru city at Devanahalli off the NH 7 highway began commercial operations in May 2008. Construction of the estimated ₹ 25 bn airport, spread over an area of over 3,800 acres, began in 2005. Equity shareholders in the airport include Siemen Project Ventures GmbH (26 % stake), Fairfax Financial (48 %), Airports Authority of India (13 %) and the Govt. of Karnataka through KSIIDC (13 %). The rectangular shaped modern integrated terminal has a total floor space of 150 000 m² making it one of India's largest passenger air terminal buildings. The apron can hold upto 42 aircraft at a time, including 15 in-contact stands. The construction of a second 255 000 m² passenger terminal, with an initial annual capacity of 25 million passengers in the first phase, will be undertaken by L&T. The new terminal is estimated to be completed in 2021 and the investment is valued at approx. ₹ 30 bn. The first validation flight landed on the second runway in Aug. The new parallel runway is planned to be commerically operational by end '19.
A fleet of modern buses provide transport on 11 routes covering all the major points in the city. The Vayu Vajra buses are operated by BMTC (Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation). Dedicated airport taxis also serve passengers.
An Oberoi Trident hotel is located near the passenger terminal. Flybus buses depart for Mysuru 12xdaily in addition to a daily service to Mangaluru/Manipal and Kundapur.
Bengaluru KIAL handled on an average 663 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport covering a total area of 5 495 acres at Shamshabad near Hyderabad began commercial operations in Mar 2008. The cost of the first phase was estimated at ₹23 billion. The airport stakeholders include the GMR Group, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, AAI (Airports Authority of India) and the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. The airport's initial passenger handling capacity is 12 million, which is roughly double the number of passengers handled (6.78 m in 2007) at the old Begumpet Airport.
The integrated and interim domestic arrival and international departure terminals cover a total floor space of over 120 000 m². The interim international departure terminal covering an area of approx. 10 000 m² was commissioned in Oct '18. An interim domestic arrivals hall covering an area of 4 000 m² with four baggage carousels was commissioned in Mar '19. The airport authorities have accounced long-term plans to increase capacity by expanding the present terminal and builing a new second terminal. The apron includes 42 airplane stands of which 12 are in-contact (aerobridge). The runway is currently South Asia's longest at 4 260 meters. City access by bus is provided by Pushpak Airport Liner buses (5 lines). Various AP and TN state transport bus routes also serve the airport. Public radio taxis are provided by Meru and Skycabs. Accomodation is available at the 305 room Novotel Hyderabad Airport hotel in the vicinity of the airport. Air-India and Lufthansa Technik have MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) facilities at the airport. RGIA handled over 20.9 million passengers in 2018. The airport handled on an average 546 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
Cochin International Airport (CIAL), India's first privately operated airport, handled approx. 188 daily aircraft movements on an average and over 10.2 m passengers in 2017/18 and 2018 respectively. The combined floor area of the two old terminals is ca 54 000 m² while the new international terminal (T3) extends over 140 000 m². The old international terminal was refurbished/converted to handle domestic operations and opened in Dec '18. The domestic terminal features seven aerobridges and 56 check-in counters. Cochin International Airport handled on an average 177 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
Above pics: Cochin International Airport (CIAL) as seen shortly after take off in 2005. A 3400 m long parallel taxiway, not seen in the image, is operational. CIAL handled approx. 10.2 m passengers in 2018 and an average of almost 195 daily aircraft landings and takeoffs in fiscal 2018/19 ranking the airport as India's eight busiest airport. The domestic terminal handled 4.5 million passengers in 2017. 25 airlines serve the airport.
Kerala's fourth international greenfield airport, located in Kannur (Cannanore) in Northern Kerala, was inaugurated on Dec 9 '18. Air India Express operated the first scheduled departure bound for Abu Dhabi. The airport features a 97 000 m² integrated passenger terminal (8th largest in India) and a 3 050 m runway and with a total project cost of ₹ 22.9 bn. The first test flight landed in Feb '16. The airport is being promoted on a private public partnership model, stakeholders include AAI, Govt of Kerala and Bharat Petroleum. The ICAO and IATA codes for the airport are VOKN and CNN respectively. International airlines do not serve the airport.
Kannur International Airport handled on an average 45 daily takeoffs and landings in Nov 2019.
A second airport is being developed in Ulwe (Raigad district) close to Panvel Creek south of Navi Mumbai. The airport will feature two parallel east-west runways and a passenger terminal capable of handling initially upto 10 million passengers per annum. The airport will occupy an area of 11.6 km². According to CIDCO (the nodal state agency for the airport) the first phase of the airport is expected to be completed as early as 2020 while IATA's more realistic estimate for the completion of the first phase is 2022-2023. Pre-development work began in Nov '17. The airport is being developed in a PPP (Public Private Partnership) with GVK holding a 74 % stake and CIDCO the remaining 26 %.
A greenfield airport is under construction (on hold) at Mopa, North Goa at an estimated cost of ₹ 30 billion. The 1500 acre airport is being developed by GMR Airport Ltd. The initial capacity of the airport terminal is 5 m per annum. The present passenger terminal at Dabolim airport has a floor area of 62 000 m² and a designed passenger throughput of 7.8 m per annum, slightly less than the actual 8.3 m passengers handled by the airport in 2018.
AAI is developing a new airport at Hirasar at an estimated cost of ₹ 14 bn as the existing airport serving Rajkot cannot be expanded. The new airport site expands over 2500 acres and is located 27 kms east of the existing airport.
A new airport is planned for construction in the state of Arunachal Pradesh on a site located at Holangi.
|Delhi - Indira Gandhi International|
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|Runways (parallel):|| 10/28, 3 810 x 46 m (12 500 ft), Rwy 28 ILS CAT-IIIB, Rwy 10 ILS CAT-I, asphalt
09/27, 2 813 x 46 m (9 229 ft), Rwy 27 ILS CAT-I, asphalt
11/29, 4 430 x 60 m, ILS CAT-IIIB, asphalt
Terminal 1D, T2: 71 000 m², T3 (Dom and Int'l): 480 000 m²
|Aircraft stands:||69 (excl. T3 stands)|
|Aerobridges (Intl/Dom):||T2: 6, T3: 48 contact stands/78 aerobridges|
|Operators (Type of aircraft):||Aeroflot (A330), Air Arabia (A320), AirAsia India (A320), Air Asia X (A330), Air Astana (A320), Air Canada (B777), Air China (B767), Air France (B777), Air India (B747, B777, B787, A320, ATR), Air India Express (B737), Air Mauritius, Alitalia (A330), Ariana, Avia Traffic Company, Azerbaijan AL (B757), Bhutan AL, Biman Bangladesh AL (B737), British AW (B777), Cathay Pacific (B777), China AL, China Eastern, China Southern (A330), Druk Air (A319), Emirates (B777/A380), Etihad (A320), Ethiopian (B767), Finnair (A330), flydubai (B737), flynas (A320), Gulf Air (A320, B767), IndiGo (A320), Iraqi AW (B737), JAL (B787), Jazeera AW (A320), Kam Air, KLM (B787), Kuwait AW (A330), LOT Polish Airlines (B787), Lufthansa (A350, A380), Mahan Air (A310), Malaysia (A330), NokScoot (B777), Oman Air (B737), Qatar AW, Nepal AL (A320,A330), Saudi Arabian, Singapore (B777,A380), Somon Air (B737), SpiceJet (B737), SriLankan (A320), Swiss (A330), Tajik Air (B737), Thai AW, Turkish, Turkmenistan (B737), Ukraine Intl (B737, B767), United, Uzbekistan AW (B767), Virgin Atlantic (A330) and Vistara (A320)|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Almaty, Amman, Amsterdam, Ashgabat, Astana, Baghdad, Bahrain, Baku, Bangkok, Basra, Beijing, Birmingham, Bishkek, Chengdu, Chicago, Colombo, Copenhagen, Damascus, Damman, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Dushanbe, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jeddah, Kabul, Kandahar, Kathmandu, Kiev, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London, Madinah, Madrid, Malé, Mauritius, Melbourne, Milan, Munich, Muscat, Moscow, Najaf, Newark, New York, Paro, Paris, Phuket, Riyadh, Rome, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sharjah, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tashkent, Tehran, Toronto, Tokyo, Vancouver, Vienna, Warsaw, Washington, D.C., Yangon and Zurich|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Adampur, Agra, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bathinda, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dharamsala, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Durgapur, Gaya, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jammu, Jharsuguda, Jeddah, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kanpur, Khajuraho, Kishangarh, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Kullu, Leh, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mangaluru, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Pathankot, Patna, Pantnagar, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam|
A full bird's eyeview of Delhi IGIA airport from a height of 7.3 km. The international terminal is located near the bottom left corner and the domestic terminal 1D on the rightside sandwiched between the two parallel runways (9/27 is the upper runway while 10/28 is the lower one). New rapid taxiways have been constructed to facilitate speedier ground movement of aircraft. A new integrated terminal 3 was opened in 2010.
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|Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International|
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|Runways (intersecting):||Heading 27/09, 3 660 x 60 m (12 008 ft) ILS CAT-II (RWY27) and CAT I (RWY09), asphalt|
Heading 14/32, 2 990 x 60 m (9 810 ft), ILS CAT I (both), asphalt
|Terminals:||Terminal 1A, 1B, 1C, T2 integrated terminal began operations in Feb 2014|
|Operators (Type of aircraft):||Air Arabia (A320), AirAsia India (A320), Air Canada (B77L) seasonal, Air China (A330), Air France (A340), Air India/Air India Regional/Express (ATR, B747, B737, B777, B787 Dreamliner, A320), Air Mauritius (767), ANA, Air Seychelles (A320), Air Tanzania (B787), Bangkok AW, Bhutan AL (A320) till Nov 30, British AW (B777), Cathay Pacific (A330, 777), Delta AL (B777), Druk Air, EgyptAir (B737, A330), El Al (B777), Emirates (B777, A380), Ethiopian (A350), Etihad (A320,A330), flydubai, GoAir (A320), Gulf Air (B767, A320), IndiGo (A320), Iran Air (A320), Iraqi AW (B737), Kenya AW (B737), KLM (B787), Korean Air (A330), Kuwait AW (A320), Lufthansa (A330,744), Malaysia, Malindo Air, Oman Air (B737,A330), Qatar AW (B777), RwandAir (B737), Saudi Arabian (A330), Singapore (A330,A350), SpiceJet (B737,BQ4), SriLankan (A321), Swiss (A330), Thai AW (EQV), Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile Air (A320), Trujet (ATR), Turkish AL, United AL (B777), Uzbekistan AW (A320), Virgin Atlantic (789), Vistara (A320) and Yemenia|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Aden, Amman, Amsterdam, Baghdad, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Cairo, Colombo, Damman, Dar es Salaam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kigali, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), London (Stansted), Madinah, Mahe, Malé, Mauritius, Muscat, Nairobi, Najaf, New York, Newark, Paris, Paro, Phuket, Riyadh, Seoul, Shanghai, Sharjah, Singapore, Tashkent, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto and Zurich|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Ahmedabad, Agartala, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Belagavi, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Diu, Durgapur, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubballi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalgaon, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Kandla, Kannur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Madurai, Lucknow, Mangalore, Nagpur, Nanded, Patna, Porbandar, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Rajkot, Shirdi, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam|
A bird's eyeview of the new Terminal 2 at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
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|Bengaluru - Kempegowda International Airport|
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|Elevation:||915 m (3 002 ft)|
|Runway:||09L/27R, 4 000 m, CAT I ILS|
09R/27L, 4 000 m, CAT IIIB ILS by Feb '20
|Terminals:||Integrated ca 150 000 m², second terminal under construction|
|Operators (Type of aircraft):||Air Arabia (A320), Air France (B777), Air India, Air India Express (B737), Air Mauritius, AirAsia, AirAsia India, British AW (B777), Cathay Dragon, Emirates (B777), Ethiopian AL (B737), Etihad AW (A320), GoAir (A320), Gulf Air, IndiGo (A320/ATR), KLM /B787), Kuwait AW (A320), Lufthansa, Malaysia AL, Nepal AL, Oman Air, Qatar AW, Saudia, Scoot, SilkAir, Singapore (B777), SpiceJet, SriLankan, Thai AirAsia, Thai AW, TruJet (ATR), Vistara (A320)|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Bahrain, Bangkok, Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London, Male, Mauritius, Muscat, Paris, Phuket, Riyadh, Sharjah and Singapore|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Agartala, Agatti, Agra, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Ballari, Belagavi, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubballi, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kannur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangaluru, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram, Ranchi, Silchar, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam|
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|Runways (intersecting):|| primary 07/25, 3 658 x 45 m (12 001 ft) (CAT I ILS), asphalt|
secondary 12/30, 2 925 x 45 m (9 596 ft), concrete/asphalt/macadam
|Terminals:||International: 59 000 m² (T4), Domestic (T1): 78 300 m²|
|International Operators (Type of aircraft):||Air Arabia, AirAsia, Air Austral, Air Mauritius, All Nippon Airways (B787), Batik Air, British AW (B787), Cathay Pacific, Emirates (B777), Etihad (A320), Flydubai, Gulf Air, Kuwait AW (A330), Lufthansa CityLine (A340), Malaysia, Maldivian, Oman Air, Qatar AW, Saudia, Scoot, SilkAir (A320), Singapore AL (A330), SriLankan, Thai AirAsia, Thai AW and US-Bangla Airlines (B737)|
|Indian Operators||Air India/Alliance Air (ATR, A320, B787, B747), GoAir (A320), Air India Express (B737), SpiceJet (B737), IndiGo (A320/ATR), TruJet (ATR), Vistara (A320)|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Chattogram, Colombo, Damman, Denpasar Bali, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jaffna, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London, Malé, Mauritius, Muscat, Réunion, Riyadh, Saint-Denis, Sharjah Singapore and Tokyo.|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Agartala, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kadapa, Kannur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Mysuru, Patna, Pune, Port Blair, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram, Ranchi, Salem, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirappalli, Tuticorin, Vadodara, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam|
A full bird's eyeview of the terminal area at Chennai airport. The international terminal is located to the left of the domestic terminal. Chennai Metro's Airport station provides a connection to the city.
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|Kolkata - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International|
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|Short Video Clips - Copyright Timir Mozumder
|A bird's eyeview of the Kolkata NSCB airport. Great vistas await the air traveller on a flight to eg Yangon, Port Blair or Bangkok once the awesome Sundarbans (abode of the Royal Bengal Tiger) river delta area comes into view some minutes after take-off.|
Image © 2014 DigitalGlobe
|Runways (parallel):|| 01R/19L, 3 627 x 46 m (11 899 ft), 19L-ILS Cat II / 01R Cat IIIB, asphalt
01L/19R, 2 839 m (further extension to 3 240 m is underway) x 46 m (9 350 ft), asphalt. Secondary runway ILS Cat I.
New integrated terminal - 195 000 m²
|Aircraft stands:||65 (to be gradually increased to 105 by 2024)|
|Aerobridges (Intl/Dom):||1/3 (18 in new terminal)|
|Int'l Operators (Type of aircraft):||AirAsia (A320), Biman Bangladesh Airlines (B737), Bhutan Airlines (A319), China Eastern (B737), Cathay Dragon (A320), Druk Air (A319), Emirates (B777), Etihad Airways (A320), Malindo Air (B737), Myanmar Airways International (A319), Novoair (ATR), Qatar Airways (B787), SilkAir (B737), Singapore Airlines (A350), SriLankan (A320), Regent Airways (B737), Thai AW (B777), Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile (A320) and US-Bangla Airlines (B737)|
|Domestic Operators (Type of aircraft):||Air India (ATR, A320, B787), AirAsia India (A320), GoAir (A320), SpiceJet (BQ4, B737), IndiGo (A320) and Vistara (A320)|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Chattogram, Colombo, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Paro, Singapore and Yangon|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gaya, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jharsuguda, Kochi, Lilabari, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pakyong, Pasighat, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Silchar, Srinagar, Tezpur, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi and Vizag|
A bird's eyeview of the Bengaluru KIAL located at Devanahalli to the north of the city from a height of 5.4 km. Commercial airline traffic ended on May 23rh 2008 at the old Hindustan Airport with the opening of the new Bengaluru International airport.
Image © 2010 Digital Eye, © 2010 Digital Globe and © 2010 Google
|Hyderabad - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport|
|Hyderabad Airport - International Air Route Map >>|
|Runway:||09/27, 4,260 x 60 m, ILS Cat I|
|Terminals:||Rajiv Gandhi Int'l: 105 000 m² and Interim Int'l Dep. Terminal: ca 10 000 m²|
|Operators (Type of aircraft):||Air Arabia (A320), AirAsia, AirAsia India (A320), British AW (B787), Cathay Pacific (A330), Emirates (B777), Etihad (A320), Flydubai, flynas (A320), GoAir, Gulf Air, IndiGo (A320/ATR), Jazeera AW, Malaysia AL, Oman Air, Qatar AW (B787), Saudia (B777), Scoot, Silk Air (B737,A320), SpiceJet (B737,BQ4), SriLankan (A320/A321), Thai AirAsia, Thai AW, TruJet (ATR), Vistara (A320)|
|Direct Routes (International):||Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Chicago, Colombo, Damman, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Hong Kong, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah and Singapore|
|Direct Routes (Domestic):||Ahmedabad, Agartala, Aurangabad, Ballari, Belgavi, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubballi, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jharsuguda, Kadapa, Kannur, Kishangarh, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangaluru, Mumbai, Mysuru, Nagpur, Nanded, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam|
A380 - Airbus A380 series
A350 - Airbus A350 series
A340 - Airbus A340 series
A330 - Airbus A330 series
A320 - Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321 series
A310 - Airbus A310 series
A300 - Airbus A300 series
B732 - Boeing 737 200 (classic) series
B737 - Boeing 737 300-900 series
B767 - Boeing 767 series
B777 - Boeing 777 series
B77L - Boeing 777-200LR
B747 - Boeing 747 series
B748 - Boeing 747-8
B787 - Boeing 787 Dreamliner (-8 or -9)
B789 - Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
CRJ - Bombardier CRJ
ATR - ATR 42/72 series
BQ4 - Bombardier Q400 NextGen
DO2 - Dornier 228
ERJ - Embraer 170/175/190
EQV - Equipment varies
RJ7 - Avro RJ70
75F - Boeing 757 Freighter series
73F - Boeing 737 Freighter series
F27 - Fokker F-27
ATP - British Aerospace ATP Freighter