• Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located in Shamshabad about 25 kilometres of Hyderabad
  • RGIA is the 5th busiest airport in India in terms of domestic passenger traffic and 6th largest airport overall
  • Primary runway 09L/27R is one of the longest in Asia with 4,260 mt of length
  • Secondary Runway (Code E) is 3707 mt long
  • Orientation: 09R/27L (Primary) & 09L/27R (Stand By)
  • Four Rapid Exit Taxiways
  • Code F Aircraft Compliant Airside Infrastructure
  • Hydrant Refueling system & Clean Air Ground power units
  • Hyderabad Airport has a T shaped LEED Silver Certified building with 8 levels, 2 piers each measuring 250 meters in length and area covered is 1,17,000 Sq mt.. The Interim International Departures Terminal (IIDT) and Interim Domestic Arrivals Terminal (IDAT) are spread out in 9000 sq mt, while the 2700 sq mt, respectively.
  • The airport has total 107 check-in counters. The airport has 22 Immigration counters and 10 Visa on Arrival Counters. The airport also 14 Immigration counters at the departures.
  • Currently, the airport offers10 Contact and 55 remote stands. This includes 2 Code-F stands with one having upper deck docking capability.
  • The airport offers 9 baggage claim belts with a total running length of 600 meter.
ILS Category ILS Cat I
Elevation/Reference Temp. 617 m AMSL/39 degree Celsius
Airport Rescue Fire Fighting Category CAT-9 upgradeable to CAT-10 with 1 hour prior notice
Ground Lighting Facility Precision Approach Runway Category – 1 for 09R/27L, Apron flood lighting system
Communication And Navigation Aids ILS CAT-I for runways 09R and 27L ASR, MSSR, DVOR/DME, ASMGCS, VHF communication, DATIS, VDGS for docking guidance
Passenger Capacity Currently at 12mppa with an ultimate design capacity of 40mppa
Separate Terminals for International Departures and Domestic Arrivals
Total Built-up Area (Sq. m) T Shaped Building with 8 levels, 2 piers each measuring 250m in length, area covered is 1,17,000 Sq. m
LEED Silver Certified
No of Check-in Counters 96 counters
No of Immigration counters 42 counters
Additional 4 counters for Visa on Arrival Facility Additional 4 counters for Visa on Arrival Facility
No of Stands/ Passenger Boarding Bridges 65 + with 10 Contact & 55 remote Stands
Includes 2 Code-F stands, one with Upper Deck docking capability
No of Baggage Claim belts 10 Baggage Claim Belts with a total running length of 340 meters with 7 for Domestic & 4 for International
Car Parking Capacity 3,200 Nos.
Originating/ terminal stop for State Road Transport services, metro bus & long distances buses, RGIA Passenger free shuttles connecting locations within the airport
Parking facility for radio taxi, prepaid taxi, app based taxis (Ola, Uber)
Overnight passenger stay at economical rates ( A/c & Non-A/c), individual rooms (Standard & Deluxe)
Breakfast, lunch, tea/snacks and dinner; general stores to meet passenger requirements
Year & Month Domestic International Total
2019-2020 (April 2019 - March 2020) 17,733,013 3,850,345 21,583,358
2018-2019 (April 2018 - March 2019) 17,444,636 3,917,282 21,361,918
2017-2018 (April 2017 - March 2018) 14,686,329 3,611,892 18,298,221
2016-2017 (April 2016 - March 2017) 11,936,975 3,303,093 15,240,068
2015-2016 (April 2015 - March 2016) 9,396,532 3,096,865 12,493,397
2014-2015 (April 2014 - March 2015) 7,776,457 2,729,496 10,505,953
2013-2014 (April 2013 - March 2014) 6,358,189 2,370,067 8,728,256
2012-2013 (April 2012 - March 2013) 6,282,075 2,084,656 8,366,731
2011-2012 (April 2011 - March 2012) 6,703,050 1,899,289 8,602,339
2010-2011 (April 2010 - March 2011) 5,758,608 1,875,557 7,634,165
2009-2010 (April 2009 - March 2010) 4,793,910 1,700,920 6,494,830
2008-2009 (April 2008 - March 2009) 4,648,657 1,566,803 6,215,460
2007-2008 (April 2007 - March 2008) 5,619,320 1,442,240 7,061,560
2006-2007 (April 2006 - March 2007) 4,567,474 1,206,058 5,773,532
2005-2006 (April 2005 - March 2006) 3,040,565 1,001,082 4,041,647
2004-2005 (April 2004 - March 2005) 2,095,845 749,072 2,844,917
2003-2004 (April 2003 - March 2004) 1,601,450 610,366 2,211,816
2002-2003 (April 2002 - March 2003) 1,451,015 459,174 1,910,189

Acting as a gateway to South & Central India, RGIA provides aviation link to all major International freight hubs. It is strategically located with all major Indian cities within 2 hours of flying distance and most major Middle East & South Asian hubs within 4-5 hours flying distance.

RGIA has direct freighter connectivity to major International hubs covering Middle East, Europe, Far East and South East Asia and this is being further enlarged to reach all top cargo hubs globally. Through safe, reliable and highly cost efficient road feeder service & dedicated bonded truck movements, RGIA brings air freight services to the doorstep of its customers spread across West, South & Central India.

The available cargo infrastructure and facilities at RGIA are enumerated as below:

Dedicated Cargo apron, Code F – A 380 compatible

Cargo Facilities are adjacent to cargo terminal for a quick & easy turnaround of cargo

Cargo terminal that can handle 1,50,000 MTs per year and which can be modularly expanded to handle up to 15,00,000 MTs per year at its ultimate design capacity

Integrated Cargo village with facilities for cargo handling, cargo processing, storage, customs, banking, etc. under one roof

Modular Integrated Terminal Building spread over 14,330 Sq. m with 24X7 Customs Operations

Pharma Zone – Dedicated cold storage facilities for domestic & international cargo (import & Export).

Dedicated zones with 02 to 08 degrees & 15 to 25 degrees in both non-sterile examination and sterile area for built-up ULDs with data loggers & plug points for cool containers.

Exclusive facilities for storing dangerous goods, hazardous, vulnerable cargo & Airline material. Includes Strong Room and Access control systems to check unauthorized access to the facility

Adequate docking facility, 24X7 surveillance through CCTV cameras, multilevel racking system and State of Art equipment including Dock levelers, Lift & Run system, and battery operated forklifts, high reach trucks, etc.

Dedicated facilities include Bonded Trucking, X – Ray Services, Animal Quarantine & Certification, Directorate of Plant Protection & Storage, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, etc.

Integrated facility spread over 11,983 Sq. m spread over three floors

Consisting of office spaces, cargo storage/ warehousing facilities, it provides an enabling workplace for Airlines, Regulatory Agencies, service providers and cargo agents.

Business Centre with required business support facilities

To foster & boost exports GHIAL has established India’s first Airport based multiproduct 250 acres SEZ. A dedicated 20 acre FTZ is established within SEZ making it one of its kind in India and positioning it uniquely to bring down transportation costs and turn-around time for movement of goods

Consisting of office spaces, cargo storage/ warehousing facilities, it provides an enabling workplace for Airlines, Regulatory Agencies, service providers and cargo agents

Ability to construct customized warehouses as per client specifications & requirements within highly secured ecosystem of international airport zone & in close proximity to world class cargo terminal infrastructure and services

Year & Month Domestic International Total
2016-2017 (April 2016 - March 2017) 52,935 71,152 124,087
2015-2016 (April 2015 - March 2016) 50,458 62,545 113,003
2014-2015 (April 2014 - March 2015) 43,876 58,862 102,737
2013-2014 (April 2013 - March 2014) 37,389 52,845 90,233
2012-2013 (April 2012 - March 2013) 33,588 50,406 83,994
2011-2012 (April 2011 - March 2012) 34,471 47,004 81,474
2010-2011 (April 2010 - March 2011) 36,388 44,389 80,777
2009-2010 (April 2009 - March 2010) 29,362 37,120 66,482
2008-2009 (April 2008 - March 2009) 23,880 32,850 56,730
2007-2008 (April 2007 - March 2008) 27,119 24,059 51,178
2006-2007 (April 2006 - March 2007) 22,973 23,438 46,411
2005-2006 (April 2005 - March 2006) 18,812 17,549 36,361
2004-2005 (April 2004 - March 2005) 20,083 13,924 34,007
2003-2004 (April 2003 - March 2004) 15,177 14,246 29,423
2002-2003 (April 2002 - March 2003) 13,185 7,543 20,728