Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
|Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Elevation AMSL||266 ft / 81 m|
|Statistics (Apr '13 - Mar '14)|
|Railways around Varanasi|
Source: Google maps
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi International Airport (IATA: VNS, ICAO: VIBN) is a public airport located at Babatpur 18 km (11 mi) northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Varanasi Airport was officially renamed as Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in October 2005.It is the second busiest airport in Uttar Pradesh after Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport,Lucknow.
Airlines and destinations
|Air India||Agra, Delhi, Gaya, Kathmandu, Mumbai|
|IndiGo||Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderbad|
|Jet Airways||Delhi, Khajuraho, Kolkata|
|JetKonnect operated by Jet Airways||Kolkata, Lucknow, Jaipur|
|SpiceJet||Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai|
|Ventura Air Connect||Charter: Satna, Lucknow, Muirpur|
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- "Varanasi Airport renamed". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 20 October 2005.
- TNN Oct 4, 2012 (2012-10-04). "Cabinet grants international airport status to five airports". ET. Retrieved 2014-02-05.
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