Maharana Pratap Airport

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Maharana Pratap Airport
महाराणा प्रताप हवाई अड्डा
Mahārāṇā Pratāpa Havāī Aḍḍā
Airport-Udaipur Terminal.JPG
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Udaipur
Elevation AMSL 513 m / 1,684 ft
Coordinates 24°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
Website www.airportsindia.org.in
Map
UDR is located in Rajasthan
UDR
UDR
UDR is located in India
UDR
UDR
Location of airport in Rajasthan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,743 9,000 Asphalt
Statistics (April 2016 - March 2017)
Passengers 1,089,899 (Increase53.3)
Aircraft movements 9,084 (Increase21.7)
Cargo tonnage 26 (Decrease51.9)
Source: AAI[1] [2] [3]

Maharana Pratap Airport[4] or Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport (IATA: UDRICAO: VAUD) is a commercial domestic airport at Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. It is situated 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 airport's new passenger terminal commenced operations in February 2008. [5]

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 2500 sq. metres, was constructed at a cost of 80 Crores. 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 DME/VOR and NDB. Runway 26 is equipped with a CAT-I Instrument Landing System. [6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air India Delhi, Mumbai
IndiGo Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad
Jet Airways Bangalore, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram
SpiceJet Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai (begins 29 October 2017)[7]

In popular culture[edit]

Scenes from the movie The Darjeeling Limited were shot here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2017: Annexure-III" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 27 April 2017. p. 3. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2017: Annexure-II" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 27 April 2017. p. 3. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Traffic News for the month of March 2017: Annexure-IV" (PDF). Airports Authority of India. 27 April 2017. p. 3. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Airport website". Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Udaipur airport readied in time for Praful's daughter's wedding". Times of India. 19 Feb 2008. Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Airport website, Tech info". Retrieved 29 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "SpiceJet flight schedules". Spicejet.com. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 

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