Hyderabad International Airport



About Hyderabad International Airport

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the only airport in Hyderabad. It is also referred to as Shamshabad Airport and can be reached from the heart of the city traveling about 22 kms. This airport has been made as a replacement for Begumpet Airport for the convenience of the passengers.

The airport was inaugurated on 23rd March 2008 and marked the beginning of its operation with receiving a flight from Frankfurt at 12.25. Smt. Sonia Gandhi had cut the ribbon to mark the process of inauguration at the airport. She was accompanied by the Chief Minister Late Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy and Minister of Civil Aviation Mr. Praful Patel.

The Hyderabad International Airport is India's first green-field airport. And as per public-private partnership in the area of airport infrastructure is concerned, it occupies second position after Cochin International Airport.

Features of Hyderabad International Airport

Well equipped to accommodate large aircraft and international traffic, the international airport of the city is mostly recognized for its technical brilliance and host of terminal and passenger friendly facilities and services. Some of these can be mentioned as below:
  • 60 Aircraft bays

  • 12 Aerobridges

  • 130 Check-in CUTE counters

  • 105000 sq m Terminal area consisting of undercroft

  • 16 Check-in SELF Check-in counters

  • 46 Immigration Counters

  • 1 Runway (additional taxiway)

  • 2 floors for departures and arrivals

  • 100,000 tonnes/year Cargo capacity

  • 137,000 sq m Apron/Ramp area

  • Transfer desks

  • Restaurants and bars

  • In-line baggage handling system

  • Conference facilities

  • Lounges

  • Spa

  • Shops
Destinations from Hyderabad International Airport

The international airport in Hyderabad can connect you to various destinations of the world. These are:
  • London-Heathrow

  • Dubai

  • Kuala Lumpur

  • Dammam

  • Jeddah

  • Sharjah

  • Kuwait

  • Muscat

  • Frankfurt

  • Doha

  • Singapore

  • Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Flights to and fro Hyderabad International Airport

The international terminal of the Hyderabad Airport is catered by an array of flights that cover foreign destinations. All the airlines are of high repute and offer regular services to the airport. Some of the airlines that provide smooth flight services to the city airport are:
  • Thai Airways International

  • Saudi Arabian Airlines

  • Malaysia Airlines

  • Air-India Express

  • British Airways

  • Qatar Airways

  • Indian Airlines

  • Air Arabia

  • Air India

  • Emirates

  • Jet Airways

  • Lufthansa

  • Oman Air




Last Updated on : 19/08/2013

     


     

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