Finally the most awaited international airport at hyderabad has been given a green signal and is going to be opened on 23rd march 2008 at Shamshabad, hyderabad. With the airport recieving clearances from consent for establishment, consent for operations/ environment, aerodrome licence the airport is ready for handling huge number of passengers.
There were a lot of problems since last week because many private airlines were not interested in moving to the new airport from the current begumpet airport but finally the officials from Ministry of Civil aviation have announced that the existing airport at Begumpet would be closed completely for civil aviation operations. The first flight from this new airport would be lufthansa’s Frankfurt-hyderabad flight on saturday.
Here are the ways to reach the new Rajiv Gandhi International Airport:
Four Lane Inner Ring Road
Four Lane Srisailam State Highway [East]
Four Lane National Highway NH-7 [West]
Four Lane Road P7 to decongest Srisailam Highway
Proposed Eight Lane Outer Ring Road
Four Lane PV Narsimha Rao Expressway
This means world-class facilities and infrastructure for passengers including –
– Airport shuttle service to and from main points in the city
– Easy transit within terminal buildings
– Check in counters and self check in kiosks
– Shopping and dining outlets
There are several modes to enter the airport from both the cities ie Hyderabad and Secunderabad via Begumpet, Hitec City, Jubilee Hills, Nampally, TV Tover, RTC X Roads & Charminar