- Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar international Airport IATA: IDR – ICAO: VAID Summary Airport type Public Operator Airports Authority of India Location Indore, India Elevation AMSL 1,850 ft / 564 m Coordinates Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 07/25 9,022 2,750 Composite Statistics (2010) Passengers 854,936 Source: List of busiest airports in India by passenger traffic
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport (IATA: IDR, ICAO: VAID) is a public airport that principally serves Indore, the largest city of the central Indian state Madhya Pradesh. It is the busiest airport in the state of and is located 8 km south east of Indore. According to the statistics released by the Airports Authority of India, the agency responsible for the airport, it is the 20th. busiest airport in India. A new international terminal building is under construction and the runway is being extended as a part of the expansion plan or the airport.
The airport is named for Devi Ahilyabai Holkar (or Ahilya Bai Holkar), ruler of Indore and the adjoining regions from 1767 to 1795.
Since 2008, seasonal Haj charters also operate from Indore.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines Destinations Air India Bhopal, Delhi, Mumbai Jet Airways Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Lucknow, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Bangalore JetLite Delhi, Mumbai, Nagpur IndiGo Bangalore, Delhi, Nagpur, Srinagar Kingfisher Airlines Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune SpiceJet Bhopal, Hyderabad
- Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport at Airports Authority of India web site
- AAI traffic news
- Airport information for VAID at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Accident history for IDR at Aviation Safety Network
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