Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
|Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi
लाल बहादुर शास्त्री अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा
|IATA: VNS – ICAO: VEBN|
|Operator||Airports Authority of India|
|Elevation AMSL||266 ft / 81 m|
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi International Airport (IATA: VNS, ICAO: VEBN) is a public airport located at Babatpur 26 km (16 mi) northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Formerly known as Varanasi Airport, it was officially renamed Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in October 2005.
Airlines and destinations
|Air India||Agra, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Mumbai, Kathmandu, Khajuraho|
|Air India Express||Sharjah|
|IndiGo||Delhi, Goa, Kolkata Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad|
operated by JetKonnect
|SpiceJet||Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai|
operated by Mihin Lanka
|Thai AirAsia||Charter: Bangkok-Don Mueang (begins 15 February 2016)|
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Varanasi Airport.|
- Varanasi Airport at Airports Authority of India web site
- Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport - India Airport Global Website
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