Tirupati Airport

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Tirupati Airport
తిరుపతి విమానాశ్రయము
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
TIR is located in India airports
Location of airport in India
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]

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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Costa Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam
Air India Delhi, Hyderabad
Air India Regional Hyderabad
SpiceJet Hyderabad, Pune (ends 25 October 2015)
TruJet Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada

New terminal[edit]

Tirupati airport is undergoing modernization. A new terminal is being constructed beside the existing domestic terminal. The terminal was expected to be completed by July 2015.[2]

Plans for International Airport Stature[edit]

There are plans to upgrade Tirupati Airport to International status.[3] During September, 2010, the then Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, laid the foundation for Tirupati International Airport.[3][4] The plan includes both modernization and up-gradation of the Airport. Once completed the pilgrims from neighbouring countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka will find it easier to come to Tirupati.[4] The upgradation plan is still under progress due to hurdles like land acquisition.[3]


  1. ^ "TRAFFIC STATISTICS - DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS" (jsp). Aai.aero. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "New airport terminal at Tirupati by July". Aai.aero. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "PM lays foundation stone for Tirupati International Airport". Retrieved 10 September 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Int’l status for Tirupati airport still a dream". Retrieved 10 September 2015. 

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