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Airports In Andhra Pradesh

To the tourist visiting Andhra Pradesh the State’s airports provide an easy access. There are many airports in this magnificent State that cater to the requirements of residents and tourist alike travelling to various areas across its length and breadth. Hyderabad is the only city to have an international as well as the major airport of the State. Known as the IT hub of the country, Hyderabad claims title to the sixth busiest Indian airport. With the ever-increasing passenger traffic in Hyderabad, the Government is in the process of getting it a new airport.

The airport coming up in March 2008, to be named as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, would be sufficient to handle large passenger traffic of domestic as well as international travellers. The Visakhapatnam airport ranks after Hyderabad due to commercial factors. Pilgrims from various parts of the world visit Puttaparthi and Tirupati, which are the State’s pilgrimage sites.

At these places, airports have been constructed so that the pilgrims do not have to face any problems. Donakonda, Kadapa, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Warangal have airports that run State owned domestic flights. In the places that are pro tourism and industry oriented, the Airports Authority of India has undertaken the task of developing small airports. The airports have all the facilities that are required to make the passengers feel convenient. Given below is the list of cities, codes, names and airport types in the State.


Airport Name: Begumpet Airport (also known as Hyderabad Airport)

Airport Code: HYD

Type: Domestic / International

International Terminal: Rajiv Gandhi Terminal

Domestic Terminal: N. T. Rama Rao Terminal


Airport Name: Vishakhapatnam Airport

Code: VTZ

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Warangal Airport

Code: WGC

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Rajahmundry Airport

Code: RJA

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Vijaywada Airport

Code: VGA

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Tirupati Airport

Code: TIR

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Sri Sathya Sai Airport

Code: BEK

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Cuddapah Airport

Code: CDP

Type: Domestic


Airport Name: Donakonda Airport

Code: N.A.

Type: Domestic

Airlines to Andhra Pradesh

Some important airlines that operate various flights to Andhra Pradesh are

  • Indian Airlines,
  • North West Airlines,
  • US Airways,
  • Lufthansa,
  • Air India,
  • Delta Airlines,
  • Malaysia Airlines,
  • Oman Air,
  • Qatar Airways,
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines,
  • Sri lankan Airlines,
  • Singapore Airlines
  • KLM and
  • United Airlines

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