Hyderabad Airport

Hyderabad Airport

Hyderabad Airport, also known as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, is situated roughly 20 km from the center of Hyderabad. The airport was opened in 2008 and is set to implement designs to increase its overall capacity to 40 million passengers annually. Currently the airport is the sixth busiest in India handling around 18 million travelers every year, with a broad selection of regional and international flights including direct flights from the UAE.

Terminals at Hyderabad Airport

Hyderabad Airport has a single passenger terminal that provides both domestic and international flights. The modern terminal building was opened in 2008 and houses a sizable range of facilities and amenities for travelers. The eastern region of the terminal is dedicated to domestic flights, while the western side handles all international flights. Overall the entire terminal facility has the capacity to handle up to 12 million passengers annually.

Facilities at Hyderabad Airport

There is a large selection of shops open for passengers at Hyderabad Airport including duty-free shopping in both the domestic and international sections. Stores at the airport range from bookstores and newsagents to high end designer shops, so you can pass the time browsing through everything on offer. There are also many cafés, restaurants and fast food outlets available at the airport for those looking for a place to eat.

Hyderabad Airport is home to a number of airport lounges which provide a comfortable environment to wait for your flight. The Plaza Premium Lounge has three separate locations in the airport and provides amenities such as showers, buffet food and private sleeping areas. The airport is highly accessible for disabled passengers with adapted facilities, wheelchairs and ramp and lift access. Any passengers requiring special assistance are advised to contact your airline before arriving at the airport. Additional amenities at the airport include free Wi-Fi for a 45-minute period, luggage storage and a 24-hour pharmacy.

Hyderabad Airport Travel Information

When you have arrived in Hyderabad, there is a dedicated airport shuttle bus running from Hyderabad Airport to various destinations in the city. This air-conditioned bus takes around 40 minutes to reach the center of Hyderabad. There are also a number of local buses running in to the center as well as long-distance coach services to other cities in the area.

Metered taxis are a popular method of transportation for passengers looking for a direct route to their destination. Taxis can be found just outside the terminal building at all hours of the day. Private vehicle owners can utilize the extensive parking facilities on site, with short and long term parking available for up to 3000 vehicles. Travelers looking to rent their own vehicle during their stay can hire a car from one of the rental car companies at Hyderabad airport.

* This information is correct as of May 2018

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Hyderabad Airport

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd.,
Shamshabad – Hyderabad 500 409,
Andhra Pradesh,

Tel:+91-40-6676 4000


 Location Details

Longitude:78° 25' 49'' E
Latitude:17° 13' 49'' N

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