Tirupati Airport

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Tirupati Airport
తిరుపతి విమానాశ్రయము
IATA: TIRICAO: VOTP
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Tirupati
Elevation AMSL 350 ft / 107 m
Coordinates 13°37′57″N 079°32′36″E / 13.63250°N 79.54333°E / 13.63250; 79.54333Coordinates: 13°37′57″N 079°32′36″E / 13.63250°N 79.54333°E / 13.63250; 79.54333
Website aai.aero/allAirports/tirupati_generalinfo.jsp
Map
TIR is located in India airports
TIR
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Location of airport in India
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 7,500 2,286 Asphalt
Statistics (Apr '13 - Mar '14)
Passenger movements 253,128(Decrease6.97%)
Aircraft movements 2,789
Cargo tonnage 0
Source: AAI,[1][2]

Tirupati Airport, (IATA: TIRICAO: VOTP) also known as Renigunta Airport, is located at Renigunta in Chittoor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The airport is 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.[3] On 8 October 2008, the Government of India announced that it will upgrade Tirupati Airport providing wider choices of air travel.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Costa Coimbatore(starts 29th march)Hyderabad, Vijayawada(ends 28th march), Visakhapatnam
Air India Delhi, Hyderabad
SpiceJet Hyderabad

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TRAFFIC STATISTICS - DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS" (jsp). Aai.aero. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "TRAFFIC STATISTICS - DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS" (html). Aai.aero. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tirupati airport to get international tag soon". The Times of India. 19 January 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  4. ^ Tirupati airport to be upgraded as international airport. The Economic Times. October 8, 2008

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