(Last Updated on : 14-02-2018)
Pune International Airport is also known as Lohegaon Airport that shares its runway with the Lohegaon Air Base. It is located around 10 kilometres north-east of Pune
in the state of Maharashtra
. It is controlled by the Airports Authority of India. This airport
operates both with domestic and with international flights.
History of Pune International Airport
Pune International Airport was established in 1939 as Royal Air Force
Poona to provide air security to the city of Mumbai
. The Pune International Airport was declared as a customs airport in January 1997 for the export of individual goods.
Structure of Pune International Airport
Airports Authority of India constructed 2 new terminal buildings for international passenger departures and arrivals, which was insufficient for the boost in passengers and flight operations. The new buildings have helped alleviate peak-time pressure of air passengers. Two aerobridges were also commissioned in 2011. The runway is also under renovation and will be extended. There is a proposal of starting cargo facility from this airport.
Airlines of Pune International Airport
Airlines of Pune International Airport are AirAsia India, Air Deccan, Air India
, Alliance Air, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, SpiceJet, Vistara.
Visiting Information of Pune International Airport
Pre-paid taxicab and auto rickshaw services to and from Pune International Airport are available. Coach services to different major locations in Pune and private car rental services are also accessible. Bus services are also available.
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