Nagpur Airport is better known as Dr. Ambedkar International Airport. As Nagpur is the geographical center of India, Nagpur Airport has great logistical importance. Nagpur Airport earlier catered to only domestic travellers but since October 16, 2005, the airport went international when Air Arabia, the Sharjah-based low-cost airline, began services to and from the city. Nagpur Airport is also being upgraded as an international passenger and cargo hub. Nagpur Airport is one of the most important means of communication in the city of Nagpur. The airport of Nagpur is of immense importance to the people who frequently travel to and from Nagpur.
Since Nagpur is the second capital city of Maharashtra and is one of the most well known political and economic centers of the state of Maharashtra, everyday, innumerable people travel to this city with some business purpose. The airways of Nagpur are the most convenient and safest means of traveling to this important city of India. Another reason for the importance of this airport of Nagpur is its location. This city of Maharashtra is situated at the central region of the country. Hence, the Doctor Ambedkar International Airport has a lot of strategic importance in the subcontinent of India. The other name of the Nagpur Airport is Doctor Ambedkar International Airport.
Initially, the airport in Nagpur only operated flights, which flew to various destinations within India. Gradually, the airport has expanded its scope and from the 16th of October in the year 2005, it started operating international fights. The first airlines that started operating flights that flew to places outside India is called the Air Arabia. It is an airlines based in Sharjah. The flights belonging to this airline of Nagpur offer good-quality services at affordable rates. The authorities of the airport at Nagpur are planning to further increase the facilities for the convenience of the passengers who often come to this important city of India.
Runway : 10,500 ft / 3,200 m
Passenger Facilities :
Car Rental Services, Hotel Reception Counter, Conveyor Belts, Water Coolers Restaurant, Snack Bar/Soft drinks, Postal Services, STD/ISD/FAX/Local Call, First Aid Room, Trollies, Wheel chair, Assistance to physically challenge/ Aged/Infirm, Inter terminus bus service (free).
Location : Airports Authority of India,
Nagpur - 440005
21° 05' 89" N
79° 02' 86" E
Airports Authority of India
Operational Agency :
Civil Government (Landing Fees And Doplomatic Clearance May Be Required).