Hyderabad International Airport HYD

Hyderabad Airport, also known as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located at shamshabad, which is around 22 km away from the city of Hyderabad in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The exact coordinates for the location of the Hyderabad airport are as follows: longitude is 78.47164 and the latitude is 17.449259.


The Hyderabad Airport is named after the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi. The current airport has actually replaced the previous one, which was the Begumpet Airport. Several commercial flights operate at this airport. The Rajiv Ghandi Airport is the next public-private partnership venture project after Coaching International Airport. This is also one of the busiest airports of India.


The runway length and width at this airport is 13976 ft. and 197 ft. respectively. In addition, the elevation of the runway is 2024 ft. The air traffic control’s height is 250 ft. The entire terminal area is 105000 sq metres long. The airport is built in such a way that it can accommodate 3200 passengers at a time. There are proper baggage-handling systems, which have 4 levels for line baggage screening. The cargo capacity of the airport is 100,000 tons per year. There are a total of 60 aircraft bays and 12 Aerobridges. Furthermore, there are 130 CUTE check-in counters and 16 self check-in counters. The immigration counters include three classifications, which are as follows: Departure 23, Arrival 22, and Transit 1.

The Hyderabad Airport provides multiple facilities to its passengers. There are ticketing services for flights, bus, train, tickets etc. at the arrival and departure levels. Luggage and courier counters are also available. The travellers or the passengers have the option of booking their excess baggage. Communication and conference facilities are also available at the airport. To add to the convenience of the travellers, there are restaurants and bars to satisfy their appetite. Lounges, shops, and spa add to the elements that delight the consumers, making their journey a pleasurable one.

Reaching Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is not a problem for anyone, as one can easily reach here via car or taxi. Furthermore, for the passengers who arrive at the airport car rentals and taxi services are available at the spot. The Rajiv Gandhi Airport also provides Aero Express and Airport Shuttle services. Different flights and airlines use the Rajiv Gandhi Airport, which include Air India, Air Arabia, Air Asia, British Airways, Emirates, Ethihad Airways, Indian, IndiGo, Kingfisher Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Qatar Airways, and many more.

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