Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport


Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar international Airport
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IATA: IDRICAO: VAID
IDR is located in India
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IDR
Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Indore, India
Elevation AMSL 1,850 ft / 564 m
Coordinates 22°43′18″N 75°48′03″E / 22.72167°N 75.80083°E / 22.72167; 75.80083
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: IDRICAO: 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.[1] 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.

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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

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References

  1. ^ [1], AAI Traffic News.

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