Bhopal Airport or Raja Bhoj Airport is located in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. It is managed by Airports Authority of India and its airport code is BHO. Bhopal airport is a domestic airport. AAI plans to upgrade this airport to international airport by 2010.
Location of Bhopal Airport Bhopal Airport is located at a distance of 12 km from city center. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 77° 20’ 0” E and Latitude: 23° 17’ 0” N. Runway length of this airport is 6017 ft and elevation is 1716 ft. Other airports near Bhopal Airport are Indore Airport (91 Km), Khajuraho Airport (169 Km), Nagpur Airport (165 Km) and Jabalpur Airport (150 Km).
How to Reach Bhopal Airport Bhopal airport is not at much distance from the city and is accessible by local city buses, taxis, and autorickshaws. Also, it is best if you can reach the airport at least 2 hours before flight timings to complete all security formalities in time.
Terminals of Bhopal Airport Bhopal Airport has only one domestic terminal. Domestic airlines operating from this airport are Jet Airways and Indian Airlines with regular flights to destinations like Delhi, Indore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Raipur.
Facilities Available at Bhopal Airport Bhopal Airport has all modern amenities and facilities for the convenience of passengers.
Travelers can avail following facilities at the airport: • ATM’s and banking • Gift Shop • TR Bookstall • Pearl Jewelry Shop • Tourist information offices • Snack Bar • Tea Coffee bar • Juice Counter • PCO (STD/ISD) • Hotel Booking • Drinking Water • Trolleys • Wheelchair • Telephone security hold area • Lost & Found baggage • Post Office • Cyber Café • Newspaper and magazine shops • Medical and First Aid • Assistance to physically challenged / Aged / Infirm • Washrooms • Lost & Found baggage • Car Parking • General taxi service • Pre-paid taxi service • Car rental service
All restaurants charge more for their food provided at the airport than otherwise. For instance, you can buy 1 Latte for Rs. 100, 1 sandwich for Rs. 50 and 1 pastry for Rs.80 and 1 burger for Rs. 100.
Contact Information For any inquiries Bhopal Airport authorities can be contacted at the following address: Airport Director: Sh. J.P.Alex Address Airports Authority of India, Raja Bhoj Airport, Bhopal Telephone: 91-755-2646001 Fax; 91-755-2646002 Mobile No. 09425008255