Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

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Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Lucknow
Location Lucknow, India
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 123 m / 404 ft
Coordinates 26°45′43″N 080°53′00″E / 26.76194°N 80.88333°E / 26.76194; 80.88333Coordinates: 26°45′43″N 080°53′00″E / 26.76194°N 80.88333°E / 26.76194; 80.88333
LKO is located in India airports
Location of airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,800 9,186 Concrete/asphalt
Statistics (April 2013 - March 2014)
Passenger movements 2,312,291
Aircraft movements 19,682
Cargo tonnage 4,239
Sources: AIP from AAI[1]
Statistics from AAI[2][3][4]

Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (IATA: LKOICAO: VILK), is situated at Amausi, serving the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, India.

On 17 July 2008, Government of India officially renamed the airport Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport.[5] The airport was granted international status by the Union Cabinet on 3 October 2012.[6]


The Airport Authority of India is planning[when?] to expand the runway of the airport so that large aircraft, like the Boeing 777, can land there and there is also a plan for the expansion of the Terminal 1 of the airport with an aerobrige so that more passengers can fly from there.[citation needed]


The airport has two terminals, the second integrated terminal was completed in April 2012.[7] The terminal was inaugurated by civil aviation minister Ajit Singh on 19 May 2012, before opening on 2 June 2012.[8] Terminal 1 is used for international flights. Airport Authority of India has decided expansion of Terminal 1. Terminal 2 is used for national flights.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations Terminal
Air India Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Dehradun 2
Air India Express Dubai 1
flydubai Dubai 1
GoAir Mumbai, Delhi, Goa 2
IndiGo Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Pune 2
Jet Airways Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Pune 2
JetKonnect Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Chennai, Indore, Jaipur, Pune, Mumbai, Varanasi 2
Oman Air Muscat 1
Saudia Jeddah, Riyadh, Damman 1
SpiceJet Delhi, Sharjah 2
Ventura Air Connect Charter: Allahabad, Varanasi  2


Airlines Destinations
Emirates SkyCargo Dubai
Blue Dart Aviation Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur

Ground transport[edit]

The airport is connected to Lucknow and Kanpur by roads. The nearest railway station is Charbagh Railway Station in Lucknow.


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