Ranchi Airport or Birsa Munda Airport is located in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand. Airports Authority of India operates this airport and its airport code is IXR. Ranchi airport is a domestic airport. AAI plans to upgrade this airport to an international airport soon.
Location of Ranchi Airport Ranchi Airport is located at a distance of 5 km from city center. Its geographical coordinates are Longitude: 85° 19’ 18” E and Latitude: 23° 18’ 51” N. This airport is spread over 526 Acres at an elevation of 2120 ft.
How to Reach Ranchi Airport Travelers can take autorickshaws, taxis or public buses to reach the airport. Distance between airport and city center is not much so it shouldn't be an expensive affair. Also arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before scheduled departure of flights makes it convenient to complete security checking in time.
Terminals of Ranchi Airport Kingfisher Airlines, MDLR Airlines and Indian Airlines are few domestic airlines that operate with regular flights to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna and Jamshedpur.
Facilities Available at Ranchi Airport Ranchi Airport has many facilities for the travelers like: • TR Book stall • Tourist information offices • Snack Bar • Tea Coffee bar • Juice Counter • PCO (STD/ISD) • Drinking Water • Free Baggage Trolleys • Telephone security hold area • Wheel chair • Medical Aid • Television • Post Office • Assistance to physically challenged / Aged / Infirm • Rest room • Lost & Found baggage • First Aid Room • City bus service • General taxi service • Car Coach Parking • Car rental service
Outlets at the airport provide food and beverages at a higher price. For example 2 pieces of Samosas are available for Rs. 100, 1 Batata Wada for Rs.60, one Rawa Dosa for Rs. 100 and a Chocolate Shake for Rs. 100.