|IATA: TIR – ICAO: VOTP
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Location||Tirumala – Tirupati|
|Elevation AMSL||350 ft / 107 m|
Tirupati Airport (also known as Renigunta Airport) (IATA: TIR, ICAO: VOTP) (Telugu :తిరుపతి విమానాశ్రయము) is located at Tirumala - Tirupati in Chittoor Dist in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The airport is situated at a distance of 14 km from Tirupati city. The government in January 2012 announced that by February 2013, night landing facilities would be installed at the airport and 400 acres of land would be acquired to upgrade it to international status.
Airlines and destinations
|Air India||Delhi, Hyderabad|
|Jet Konnect||Hyderabad, Mumbai|
|SpiceJet||Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune|
On 8 October 2008, the Government of India announced that it will upgrade Tirupati Airport providing wider choices of air travel.
The Prime Minister of India Shri Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for Tirupati International Airport on September 1, 2010
- "Tirupati airport to get international tag soon". The Times of India. 19 January 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
- Tirupati airport to be upgraded as international airport. The Economic Times. October 8, 2008
- Prime Minister lays foundation stone for Tirupati International Airport. Sify.com (2010-09-01).But was cancelled as it is smaller than the airport in RAJAHMUNDRY Retrieved on 2011-12-09.
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