Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport

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Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
The facade of Varanasi Airport, Varanasi.jpg
IATA: VNSICAO: VIBN
VNS is located in Uttar Pradesh
VNS
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Location of airport in Uttar Pradesh
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Varanasi, India
Elevation AMSL 266 ft / 81 m
Coordinates 25°27′08″N 082°51′34″E / 25.45222°N 82.85944°E / 25.45222; 82.85944
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,006 2,745 Asphalt
Statistics (Apr '13 - Mar '14)
Passenger movements 826,282
Aircraft movements 8,040
Cargo tonnage 404
Source: AAI [1][2][3]

Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport[4] or Varanasi Airport (IATA: VNSICAO: VIBN) is a public airport located at Babatpur[5] 18 km (11 mi) northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Varanasi Airport was officially renamed as Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in October 2005.[6]

History[edit]

The airport was granted international status by the Union Cabinet on 4 October 2012.[7]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air India Agra, Delhi, Gaya, Kathmandu, Khajuraho, Lucknow, Mumbai
Buddha Air Kathmandu
IndiGo Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai
Jet Airways Delhi, Khajuraho, Kolkata
JetKonnect Kolkata, Lucknow
Mihin Lanka Colombo
SpiceJet Delhi, Hyderabad, Khajuraho, Kolkata, Mumbai, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam
Thai Airways Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Gaya
Ventura Air Connect Charter: Satna, Lucknow, Muirpur

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