Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
|Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport|
|Partial image of CCS International Airport|
|IATA: LKO – ICAO: VILK|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Elevation AMSL||123 m / 404 ft|
|Statistics (April 2013 - March 2014)|
|Sources: AIP from AAI
Statistics from AAI
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (IATA: LKO, ICAO: VILK), is situated at Amausi, serving the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, India.It is the 13 busiest airport in India and busiest in Uttar pradesh.
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport covers an area of 4.8035 sq. km. Management of the airport is solely under Airport Authority of India which is government owned corporation responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India.
The airport was construcyed in the year 1986 to facilitate corporate and govt. officials. With an increasing number of passengers, AAI decided to upgrade the airport. On 17 July 2008, the Government of India officially renamed the airport Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport. It was granted international status in May 2012.
The Airport Authority of India is planning 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.
The airport has two terminals, the second integrated terminal was completed in April 2012. The terminal was inaugurated by civil aviation minister Ajit Singh on 19 May 2012, before opening on 2 June 2012. Terminal 1 is used for international flights. Airport Authority of India has decided expansion of Terminal 1. Terminal 2 is used for national flights.
Airlines and destinations
|AirAsia India||Bangalore (Begins 3rd November 2014)||2|
|Air India||Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Gaya (Starts 3rd Janurary 2015), Kolkata, Mumbai, Dehradun||2|
|Air India Express||Dubai||1|
|GoAir||Mumbai, Delhi, Goa, Srinagar||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, Jammu (Starts 3rd November 2014), Pune, Mumbai, Varanasi||2|
|Saudia||Jeddah, Riyadh, Damman||1|
|Ventura Air Connect||Charter: Allahabad, Varanasi, Santa||2|
|Etihad Cargo||Abu Dhabi (Begins 1st December 2014)|
|Blue Dart Aviation||Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur|
|North-South Corridor||Under Construction||22||22.878||CCS International airport||Munshi Pulia|
- Traffic Statistics - International Passengers
- Traffic Statistics - International Aircraft Movements
- Traffic Statistics - International Freight
- "The Times Of India". Retrieved 2014-08-21.
- "Swanky Amausi readyfor take-off after a month". Times of India. 17 Dec 2011.
- "New Terminal At Lucknow Airport". Airport International. 31 May 2012.
- Amausi Airport at Airports Authority of India web site
- Accident history for LKO at Aviation Safety Network
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