Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

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Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport that serves Hyderabad, the capital of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Shamshabad, about 24 kilometres south of Hyderabad. It was opened on 23 March 2008 to replace Begumpet Airport. It is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It has also ranked in AirHelp’s list of top 10 airports in the world. In FY-2021, for the first time, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport over took Chennai to become the fourth busiest airport in India by passengers traffic. It handled 8.04 million passengers between April 2020 and March 2021.

The airport has one passenger terminal, a cargo terminal and two runways. There are also aviation training facilities, a fuel farm, a solar power plant and two MRO facilities. The airport serves as a hub for Alliance Air (India), Blue Dart Aviation, SpiceJet, Lufthansa Cargo, Quikjet Cargo, TruJet and IndiGo. It is a focus city for Air India.

Airport News

Lufthansa Cargo Resumes its Freighter Services from GMR Hyderabad International Airport

Lufthansa freighter connects Frankfurt-Mumbai-Hyderabad-Frankfurt SpiceExpress launches its freighter service to Hanoi Lufthansa Cargo has recently resumed its scheduled freighter services from GMR Hyderabad International Airport. Lufthansa Cargo will be operating Boeing 777 freighter connecting Frankfurt-Mumbai-Hyderabad-Frankfurt. Lufthansa …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Wins CII National Awards of "National Energy Leader" & "Excellent Energy Efficient Unit" 2022

GMR led Hyderabad International Airport has once again clinched the prestigious “National Energy Leader” and “Excellent Energy Efficient Unit” awards at the 23rd National Award Ceremony for ‘Excellence in Energy Management’ organized by the Confederation …

GMR Innovex launches Blockchain CoE for Airports

Embracing innovation and building on a commitment to “Creating tomorrow today”, GMR group have launched a Blockchain Centre of Excellence (CoE) as part of the expansion of GMR Innovex. Mr Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary of …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport rolls out Digiyatra-Digital Processing of Passengers

In line with the Govt. of India’s signature DigiYatra programme, GMR Hyderabad International Airport will roll out the Digital processing of passengers as a proof of concept through the DigiYatra platform from 18th Aug for three months. …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Takes Another Step Towards Sustainability Goal Launches EV Charging and Bio-Diesel Filling Stations Hyderabad

Strengthening its efforts towards eco-friendly operations, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) recently launched two sustainable initiatives, an EV (Electric Vehicle) charging station at Main Car Park and a Bio-Diesel Filling station at the Public …

GMR Hyderabad Aviation SEZ Ltd (GHASL) Welcomes Safran Group in Hyderabad

GMR AeroCity Hyderabad is a landmark realty asset that is competitive, attractive and a sustainable urban landscape. With an International Airport at its core, it brings speed, ease-of-doing-business and connectivity as unique business propositions. Spread …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Records over 1.75 million Passenger Footfall in May'22

On 15th May HYD Airport crossed 53,000 mark in domestic pax segment which is 103% of pre-Covid numbers On 10th June, HYD Airport crossed the 10,000 mark in the international pax segment which is 99% of …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Recognised as having the 'Best Airport Staff in India & South Asia' at Skytrax World Airport Awards 2022

Progressed from 64th position in 2021 to 63rd position in 2022 among the World’s Top 100 Airports GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), a GMR led consortium, today announced that Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has …

RAXA Security Solutions Organizes Blood Donation Camps Across India

RAXA Security Solutions Ltd, a premier security company of the GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL), recently organized blood donation camps at its various units across the country. Senior officials from GMR Business Services along with RAXA …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Receives ACI Asia–Pacific Green Airports Recognition Fifth Time in a Row

GHIAL Awarded Silver for its Best Carbon Management Process GMR Hyderabad International Airport has won the silver award in the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Green Airports Recognition 2022 programme. HYD International Airport has won this award, …

GHIAL receives letter of confirmation from MoCA extending the term of concession agreement for RGIA Hyderabad

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), a step-down subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL), has received a letter of confirmation from the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) extending the term of the Concession Agreement for …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Introduces International Connectivity from Hyderabad to Dhaka

If you want to enjoy the serene waterways, tropical landscape rich bengali cuisines and not to forget the amazing jamdanis, hop on to the next flight to Dhaka from our very own pearl city. Indigo’s …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Remains the preferred HUB of Choice in South-Central India

Hyderabad International Airport is the only airport in the country where all ten domestic airlines fly. In the last two years, the airport recovered faster than any other Metro Airport in India whilst transfer traffic …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport All Set to Inaugurate First Phase of the Expanded Terminal

The revamped integrated passenger terminal will increase the area to 379,370 square meters. It will have 149 check -in counters, 26 security screening machines with ATRS, 44 emigration counters and 44 immigration counters. The expanded …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Marks 14th Anniversary of its Opening

GMR Hyderabad International Airport on 23rd March 2022 celebrated its 14th Anniversary, making it one of the landmarks in the Indian aviation industry. The Hyderabad Airport was the first Greenfield airport that was built under …

GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo Inaugurates Facility to Handle International Courier and Express Cargo

To be the new gateway for international courier and express cargo for South-Central India Previous international courier handling done through notified facilities in other metros GMR Hyderabad Air Cargo (GHAC), a division of GMR Air Cargo …

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Announce FlyBig Airline's Maiden Flight from Hyderabad to Gondia Hyderabad

FlyBig Airlines has yesterday launched its maiden flight service from GMR Hyderabad International Airport to Gondia, Maharashtra. The service is a UDAN initiative, which is aimed to bolster the regional connectivity to the travelers to …

GMR Prime Enabling a Stress-Free Flying experience from Hyderabad International Airport

Are you a first time traveler? Do you travel often? Do you want to wade through easily from entry to boarding at the airport? Do you need help for your senior citizens or children? Are …

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Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Shamshabad
Hyderabad
Telangana 500409
India
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