Bhopal Airport, also called as Raja Bhoj Airport, is situated at Gandhi Nagar, around 15 km from the main city. It provides both domestic as well as international services. The first international flight took off on 23rd Oct 2010, a Hajj charter by Saudi Arabian Airlines, that flew directly from Bhopal to Jeddah. The airport is under the management of Airports Authority of India and is connected by many airlines in India.
The airport is perched at a height of 1,719 ft above sea level and has a runway strip of 9,000 ft in length, enabling to handle bigger aircrafts at the airport. Being a major airport in Madhya Pradesh, it is well linked to most parts of the country through several airlines. There are direct flights from Hyderabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and various other parts of the country that regularly fly to Bhopal. Some of the airlines that operate in Bhopal airport are Jet Airways, Air India and Jet Konnect.
The terminal building of Bhopal covers an area of 26935 (approx) square meters. It has only one terminal that supports both domestic as well as international service. There are 14 check-in counters, 10 immigration counters, 4 custom counters and 6 security counters at the airport.
Numerous passenger facilities as well as other general services are provided at the airport. Passenger facilities include trolleys, wheel chair, telephone security hold area, lost and found baggage counter, medical aid and assistance to physically challenged passengers. Some of the general services at the airport are TR stall, book shop, snack bar, accessories shop, car rental, hotel booking counter, tourist information centre and cafeteria.
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