Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport

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Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport
The facade of Varanasi Airport, Varanasi.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Location Varanasi, India
Elevation AMSL 266 ft / 81 m
Coordinates 25°27′08″N 082°51′34″E / 25.45222°N 82.85944°E / 25.45222; 82.85944Coordinates: 25°27′08″N 082°51′34″E / 25.45222°N 82.85944°E / 25.45222; 82.85944
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VNS is located in Uttar Pradesh
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VNS is located in India
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,006 2,745 Asphalt
Statistics (April 2015-March 2016)
Passenger movements 1,839,508(Increase51.55%)
Aircraft movements 8,801(Increase9.5%)
Cargo tonnage 662(Increase63.9%)
Source: AAI,[1]

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport[2] (IATA: VNSICAO: VEBN) is a public airport located at Babatpur[3] 26 km (16 mi) northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Formerly known as Varanasi Airport, it was officially renamed after Lal Bahadur Shastri in October 2005.[4]

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HistoryEdit

The airport was granted international status by the Union Cabinet on 4 October 2012.[5]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TRAFFIC STATISTICS - DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS" (jsp). Aai.aero. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.aai.aero/allAirports/varanasi_generalinfo.jsp
  3. ^ "Airports Authority of India". Airports Authority of India. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Varanasi Airport renamed". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 20 October 2005. 
  5. ^ TNN Oct 4, 2012 (2012-10-04). "Cabinet grants international airport status to five airports". ET. Retrieved 2014-02-05. 

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