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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad Details:
- Name Of Airport - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
- IATA Code Of Hyderabad International Airport - HYD
- ICAO Code Of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport - VOHS
- Airport Type - Public
- Operator - GMR Group, MAHB, Government of Andhra Pradesh, AAI
- Location - Shamshabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Distance From City - 22 km (14 mi) from Hyderabad city
- Elevation AMSL - 2,024 ft / 617 m
- Coordinates - 17°14'24"N 078°25'41"E
- Runways Direction - 09/27 13,976 4,260
- Website Of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport - www.hyderabad.aero
- Time Zone: +5:30 hours from UTC/GMT
- Contact Details Of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport - GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. Shamshabad - Hyderabad 500 409, A.P., India.
- Telephone - 91-40-6676 4000
- Fax - 91-40-6676 8236
- E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nearest Airport From Rajiv Gandhi International Airport - Hakimpet (IAF) - 034R / 7NM HHY
Location of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad
Brief Description of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport -
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is situated in Hyderabad. It is situated near Shamshabad which is 22KM to the south of city. This airport is also called Hyderabad international airport. Named after the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, this airport is the second airport in India which is run by public-private partnership. The first airport of this kind was the Cochin international Airport.
For its world class airport services, Hyderabad airport was ranked among the top airports by Airports Services Quality (ASQ )in the world in 2010. This airport, for the second consecutive time had won the award for its continued quality in services among 49 airports which handle 5-15 million passengers yearly.
Connectivity to the Airport: The distance of the airport from Begumpet is 30 Km.
There are many modes of transport available such as car rental and taxi services. The airport provides AeroExpress, shuttle services at an interval of 30 minutes from 3:30 hrs till 23:30 hrs. and at 1 hr frequency from 23:30 hrs to 3:30 hrs, to and from the airport. This shuttle services cover the major parts of the city. Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation also has non-air conditioned buses that run from designated points in the city to the airport.
There are alternate plans from the State Government which include -
Extension of Falaknuma – Shamshabad Metro Rail
Inclusion of a dedicated airport train from Secunderabad Railway station to Airport. At a length of 40 KM the train will reach the destination in just 25 minutes.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (IATA: HYD, ICAO: VOHS) also known as Hyderabad International Airport, is an international airport near Shamshabad, about 22 km (14 mi) south of downtown Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The airport is named after former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It replaced the former international airport of the city, Begumpet Airport. Commercial flight operations began at 12:01 am on 23 March 2008. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the second public-private partnership venture in the Indian airports, the first being the Cochin International Airport. For the financial year 2010-11, it was the sixth busiest airport in the country in terms of international and overall passenger traffic.
Hyderabad international airport has been named amongst the world's top five in the annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger survey along with the ones at Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing. In 2010, Hyderabad airport was ranked among the top airports of the world in the airport services quality (ASQ) by the global body, Airports Council International (ACI). It retained the number one position for the second year in a row among 49 airports handling 5-15 million passengers per annum (mppa).
It serves as a hub for SpiceJet and Lufthansa Cargo and also a focus city for Air India, Jet Airways, and Kingfisher Airlines.
Airlines and destinations
|Etihad Airways||Abu Dhabi|
|SpiceJet||Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Rajahmundry, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|Jet Airways||Delhi, Dubai, Goa, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|IndiGo||Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Air India||Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Mumbai, Muscat, Pune, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chicago-O'Hare, Chennai, Dammam, Delhi,|
|Kingfisher Airlines||Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hubli, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|Thai Airways International||Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi|
|JetLite||Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, Raipur|
|Malaysia Airlines||Kuala Lumpur|
|Saudi Arabian Airlines||Riyadh|
Connectivity from Hyderabad Airport
The Airport is located approximately 30 km (19 mi) from Begumpet.
Car rental and taxi services are available at the airport. In addition, Aero Express, the airport shuttle, is a facility provided by the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. These buses run at 30 minutes interval to/from several points in the city and the airport between 03:30 hours and 23:30 hours, and at a 1 hour frequency between 23.30 hours to 03.30 hours. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSTRC) also provides non air-conditioned bus services between various points in the city and the airport at much lower fares.
Other alternate modes of road access, still in planning phase with State government include:
- Metro rail extension from Falaknuma to Shamshabad
- Dedicated airport train from Secunderaabad to airport 40 km (25 mi) stretch with travel time of around 25 minutes
The 11.6 km PV Narasimha Rao Expressway, constructed at an elevated level from Mehdipatnam to Rajendranagar along with an underpass and trumpet interchange for providing dedicated high speed travel to the airport, is the longest flyover in India.[ There are three wide roads leading to the new airport from the city and modern taxis and buses can shuttle passengers between the city and the airport. The Nehru Outer Ring Road serves as a expressway between Gachibowli and Shamshabad.
Radio Taxi service at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is provided by leading service providers Meru and Easy cabs for the convenience of our customers. This is an air conditioned cab service with charges payable on the basis of meter reading at the end of the journey. Radio taxi can’t be pre-booked from Airport.
Only those taxis that have taken the license for operating Radio Taxi Service from the Government of Andhra Pradesh can operate this service in Hyderabad.
Fare: Rs 15 per km, Minimum Rs 30 which include the first 2 Km traveled
- Waiting charges @ Rs 1 per minute.
- 25% night surcharge is applicable between 2300 hours to 0500 hours
- Radio Taxi pick up point now at car park level.
To know more, please call:
Easy Cabs : +91 40 43434343
Meru : +91 40 44224422
Sky Cabs : +91 40 49494949
Parking At Hyderabad Airport
Parking restrictions on the Arrival and Departure ramps
Arrival - Private cars/Government vehicle for 90-second duration (free parking). No Mini bus/ Bus/ Heavy vehicle/ yellow plate Taxi/ two-wheeler allowed at arrival ramp.
Departure - All cars/ Taxi allowed for dropping the passengers/ visitors but no pick up from departure. No Mini bus/Bus/ Heavy vehicle/two wheeler Allowed at Departure.
All cars / Taxi can use new Pick up point at Level C for pickup the passenger but no parking at that point.
The parking charges at our Airport are as follows:
4 wheeler (Private Vehicles)
Rs.50.00 for first half-an-hour
Rs.70 for half an hour to one hour
Rs.90.00 for one hour to two hours
Rs.40.00 for each subsequent hour or part thereof
Rs.300.00 for 24 hours
4 wheeler (Commercial Vehicles)
Rs.80/- for first half-an-hour
Rs.130/- for first half-an-hour to 1 hour
Rs.150/- for first 1 hour to 2 hours
Rs.50/- for each subsequent hour
Rs.500/- for every 24 hours
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