Raipur Airport is located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh
, India. The Airport witnessed 82% increase in Passenger Traffic in 2006, which was considered the highest in India. It is also reckoned as the sole commercially operating airport of Chattisgarh state. The Airports Authority of India started modernisation of the Airport in recent times. Air Deccan (Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar, Delhi, Kolkata
, Mumbai, Ranchi), Indian Airlines (Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam), Jet Airways (Delhi, Mumbai) and Kingfisher Airlines (Indore, Pune , Kolkata) operate from the airport. Many other domestic airlines have also shown interest to add Raipur to their route map.