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About Vijayawada Airport (VGA)
|Address:||Krishna District, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh 521102, India|
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|Weather|| Temperature: 35°C |
Wind: 2.06 k/h
Pressure: 1006 hpa
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Vijayawada Airport (IATA: VGA, ICAO: VOBZ) is a public international airport serving Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. The airport is located at Gannavaram in Vijayawada, where National Highway 16 connecting Chennai to Kolkata passes through.
The airport covers an area of 537 acres (217 ha) and the runway is 2,286 metres (7,500 ft) long. The airport has sixteen parking bays for ATR 72/Bombardier Q400/ Boeing 737/Airbus A320 of which 5 are exclusively for ATR72/Bombardier Q400
To cater to the increasing passenger traffic, the foundation stone for a new terminal building was laid in October 2015. The terminal was completed in 14 months and inaugurated on 12 January 2017. The structure, built at a cost of rupees 135 Crores, will act as an interim terminal before the International terminal is built.
The interim terminal and the ceremonial lounge spread over 12, 999 square metres includes check-in area, arrival hall, meet and greet service staircase, aviation lounge, and baggage make up area. The lounge is spread over 3,613 square metres. The terminal can handle up to 500 passengers at any point of time and has 18 check-in counters. Recently 3 Kiosk (Self check-in Machines) are placed in Airport for Passengers.
Airport wifi is provided by Reliance Jio under the name JioNet, and is a very fast connection.
What are the closest Airports to Vijayawada Airport (VGA)?
Here are the 10 closest airports to .
- Rajahmundry Airport (Rajahmundry, India - 78 miles)
- Nagarjuna Sagar Airport (Nagarjunsagar, India - 98 miles)
- Rajiv Gandhi Airport (, - 164 miles)
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- Dundigul Air Force Academy (Dundigul, India - 175 miles)
- Vishakhapatnam Airport (Vishakhapatnam, India - 180 miles)
- Cuddapah Airport (Cuddapah, India - 194 miles)
- Tirupati Airport (Tirupeti, India - 217 miles)
- Chennai Madras Airport (Madras, India - 248 miles)