Maharana Pratap Airport

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Maharana Pratap Airport
Airport-Udaipur Terminal.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of India
ServesUdaipur
LocationDabok
Elevation AMSL513 m / 1,684 ft
Coordinates24°37′04″N 073°53′46″E / 24.61778°N 73.89611°E / 24.61778; 73.89611Coordinates: 24°37′04″N 073°53′46″E / 24.61778°N 73.89611°E / 24.61778; 73.89611
Websitewww.aai.aero
Map
UDR is located in Rajasthan
UDR
UDR
Location of airport in Rajasthan
UDR is located in India
UDR
UDR
UDR (India)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,743 9,000 Asphalt
Statistics (April 2017 - March 2018)
Passengers1147067 (Increase5.2)
Aircraft movements9842 (Increase8.3)
Source: AAI[1][2][3]
4 seater Piper landed first time at Maharana Pratap Airport on 16th November 1957.

Maharana Pratap Airport[4] (IATA: UDR, ICAO: VAUD) is an airport serving Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It is situated at Dabok, 22 km (14 mi) East of Udaipur.

The airport is named after Maharana Pratap who was a Maharana (ruler) of the princely state of Mewar, in north-western India.

The airstrip was used for the first time when a 4 seater piper super was landed by pilot Ashutosh Tiwari on 16 November 1957.[5][6] The airport's new passenger terminal commenced operations in February 2008.[7]

Structure[edit]

Udaipur Airport is spread over 504 acres.[4] The airport has one asphalt runway, oriented 08/26, 9000 feet/ 2743 metres long and 45 metres wide. Its 250 by 150-metre apron provides parking space for 3 Boeing 737s or Airbus A320 aircraft at a time. The new terminal building, measuring 12175 sq. metres, was constructed at a cost of 800 million. The terminal has two boarding gates, 4 Check-in counters and can handle 600 passengers during peak hours. The airport is equipped with modern navigational and landing aids like distance measuring equipment, VHF omnidirectional range, and non-directional beacon. Runway 26 is equipped with a CAT-I Instrument Landing System.[8]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinationsRefs.
Air IndiaAurangabad, Delhi, Mumbai[9][10]
IndiGoBangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata,[11] Mumbai[12]
SpiceJet Ahmedabad,[13] Bangalore,[13] Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata,[13] Mumbai[13][14][15]
Vistara Delhi, Mumbai[16]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2019: Annexure-III" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2019. p. 3. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2019: Annexure-II" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2019. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2018. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2018: Annexure-IV" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 1 May 2018. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2018. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Airport website". Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Udaipur's first pilot". The Times of India. 31 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  6. ^ "For the first time, a plane passing through Jaipur had reached Udaipur's Dabok airport, Tiwari had a dialogue with everyone from Rajiv Gandhi to Narendra Modi. | पहली बार जयपुर से गुजर विमान उदयपुर के डबोक हवाई अड्डे लेकर पहुंचे थे तिवारी, राजीव गांधी से लेकर नरेंद्र मोदी तक सभी से था आशुतोष का संवाद". NewsJoJo. 29 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Udaipur airport readied in time for Praful's daughter's wedding". The Times of India. 19 February 2008. Archived from the original on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2011.
  8. ^ "Airport website, Tech info". Archived from the original on 7 June 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2011.
  9. ^ "Timetable" (PDF). Air India. 1 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Air India to commence Udaipur-Aurangabad service in Oct-2019". CAPA. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  11. ^ "IndiGo New Flights Information". IndiGo. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  12. ^ "Flight Schedule for Domestic & International Flights". IndiGo. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  13. ^ a b c d "SpiceJet's Flights Schedule and Information for domestic and international flights". Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  14. ^ "SpiceJet flight schedules: Domestic". SpiceJet. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  15. ^ https://networkthoughts.com/2021/01/31/spicejet-increases-focus-on-jaipur-to-launch-flights-to-udaipur-amritsar-dehradun/
  16. ^ "Vistara to launch Jodhpur and Udaipur flights". Vistara. Retrieved 9 September 2019.

External links[edit]

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