Airport Name: Rajeev Gandhi International Airport/Hyderabad International Airport
Address :Shamshabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500409
IATA Code: HYD
Contact: +91 40 6654 6370
Latitude: 17.24 Longitude: 78.428055
About Hyderabad Airport: Rajeev Gandhi International Airport is the replacement of the old airport of Hyderabad that is known as Begumpet Airport. Rajeev Gandhi International Airport, popularly known as Hyderabad International Airport, is named after a former prime minster of India – Rajeev Gandhi. It is an international airport that serves the metropolitan city of Hyderabad. Hyderabad Airport is a private-public partnership venture and one of the busiest airports in India in terms of passenger traffic. The airport was opened in March 2008 though it construction started in September 2005. Hyderabad Airport has two passenger terminals - Terminal 1 for domestic flights and Terminal 2 is for international flights. Skytrax has featured RGI Airport as the top among the Indian airports in the ranking of world airports for the year 2013.
Hyderabad Airport is an international airport and served by a number of domestic and international airlines. It is one of the busiest airports of India attracting huge passenger traffic. Top domestic airline brands operating from Hyderabad are Air India, JetKonnect, Jet Airways, Air Costa, IndiGo Airlines, SpiceJet, and GoAir. It is a hub of SpiceJet and focus city for Air India and Jet Airways. About 13 international airlines are operating to Hyderabad, including Blue Dart Aviation, Thai Airways, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Lufthansa Cargo.
Hyderabad Airport offers world class facilities to its visitors. All kinds of transport facilities are also available round-the-clock from airport, including bus services, cab rental services, and taxi services. The airport offers complementary baggage facility and takes special care of person with physical disability, senior citizens and pregnant ladies. It has a Lost & Found Department where you can contact in case your luggage is lost. The airport has 130 check-in counters and also offers other facilities like airline lounges, ticket counters, FOREX services, ATMs, self check-in kiosk, healthcare services, Wi-Fi, childcare, parking facility etc. The airport has several classy restaurants where you can have food of your choice. You can also enjoy here duty-free shopping from various shopping options.