Hyderabad International Airport

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad

The Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad will help Hyderabad take the giant leap into tomorrow.

Located 22 km from the city of Hyderabad, in India named after former prime minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi.

A Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320, became the first plane to land at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at 15:10 on Tuesday, February 12th 2008.

Hyderabad International Airport at Shamshabad

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Salient features of the Airport

  • India's first Greenfield Airport developed through a Public Private Partnership initiative.
  • Mandate to Build, Own and Operate the Airport for 60 years
  • Terminal with initial capacity to handle 12 million passengers per annum
  • Modern concept of an Airport Village for use of all "meeters and greeters"
  • Great leisure and shopping experience, featuring global brands across Duty Free, Retail, Food and Beverage categories
  • Transport facility from across the city through Shuttle Buses, Radio Taxis and Executive Car Service
  • Country's longest runway 4.26 km, ensuring smooth take - offs and landings
  • 130 common check-in, 16 self check-in and 46 immigration counters, providing smooth passenger flow and minimum queuing
  • Four level in-line baggage handling security system
  • Ample parking facilities for over 3000 cars
  • A 308 Room Business Hotel as part of Airport facility
  • 25 Room lounge with shower and nap room facilities
  • A 17 bed medical centre with quality health care for passengers
Check in counters at the Hyderabad International Airport at Departures

Airport Accessible

The Airport will be accessible from the following locations in the city:
  • Four Lane National Highway NH-7 with service lanes (West side)
  • Four Lane Srisailam State Highway (East Side)
  • Four Lane Inner Ring Road with many Flyovers
  • Four Lane road P7 to decongest Srisailam Highway.
  • Proposed Eight Lane 24.38 km access controlled, Outer Ring Road.

Modes of Transport

Pushpak – Airport Liner

Pushpak – Airport Liner is a luxurious express bus service from airport to important destinations in the city.

Pushpak buses are operated by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (“APSRTC”).

These are air conditioned low floor buses offering safe, secure and comfortable travel between airport and city

Pickup points in city
  • Secunderabad (Near Keyes high school)
  • Tarnaka
  • Uppal
  • LB Nagar
  • DRDL
  • Aramghar
  • Secretariat
  • Lakdikapool
  • AC Guards
  • Mehdipatnam
  • S.R. Nagar
  • Ameerpet
  • Panjagutta
  • Care Hospital (Banjara Hills Road no.)
  • Kukatpally (JNTU)
  • Shilparamam
  • Kothaguda
  • Gachibowli


700 GPS-enabled AC Radio Taxis
Radio Taxi service at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is provided by the leading service providers like Meru and Easy cabs for the convenience of the passengers.
  • Only those who are Licensed by GoAP can operate for airport
  • Fare: Rs 15 per km
  • Easy Cabs
  • Meru
Hyderabad Airport Radio Taxis
Executive Car Service
At Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, car rental services are provided by Avis, Hertz and Budget. They would provide the best service for the passengers arriving at the Airport.
  • Budget
    +91 40 66603700 / 701
    +91 9703220099/ 98
  • Avis
    +1800 11 2525 (Toll Free)
    +91 40 60602847
    +91 40 66603712/ 13
    +91 9704500682/6747
  • Hertz
    +91 9963998833
    +91 40 66603710
Hyderabad Airport Car Rental Service

Hotels near Hyderabad Airport

Hotel Novotel Hyderabad Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport,
Shamshabad, Ranga Reddy District
Hyderabad 501218
Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel: (91-40) 66250000
Fax: (91-40) 66250001
Rooms: 305

Features: Hotel Novotel Hyderabad Airport is located near the new Hyderabad international airport at Shamshabad. Just 30 minutes from the city centre and 30 km from Hi Tech City, the Hyderabad Convention Centre, Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills. The hotel is spread over five acres and offers 305 rooms consisting of 11 suites, 53 premier rooms and 241 superior rooms. Located in a quiet, green environment in close proximity to the airport terminal. Business travellers can also enjoy the facilities of the Premier executive floor, along with the convenience of two restaurants, two bars, a pool and meeting rooms for up to 400 guests. The Novotel Hyderabad Airport also offers a spa and a 24 hour fitness centre.

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Address & Contact Info.

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Shamshabad, Ranga Reddy District,
Hyderabad - 501 218, A.P
Phone: +91-40-66764000
Fax: +91-40-24008203
RGIA Toll Free Helpline: 1800-102-2008

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