Bilaspur Airport is a domestic airport located in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India. The history of Bilaspur Airport can be traced back to the early 1960s when the Indian government identified the need for an airport in the city to support its growing population and economy.
PAB General Information
|Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India
Direct flights from Bilaspur Airport
|Direct Flights Destination
In 1963, the government allocated funds for the airport’s construction, and work on the facility began soon after that. The airport was officially inaugurated in 1966 and has been in operation ever since.
Over the years, the airport has undergone several upgrades and expansions. In the 1980s, the runway was extended to accommodate larger aircraft, and a new terminal building was constructed in the 1990s.
In recent years, the AAI has invested in modernizing the airport to improve the passenger experience and enhance the airport’s operational efficiency.
Current Status of Bilaspur Airport
Bilaspur Airport currently operates as a domestic airport, with flights to major cities across India, such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. The airport has a single runway and a terminal building that can handle up to 150 passengers. The airport has limited parking facilities, and there are no direct air services to international destinations from Bilaspur Airport.
The airport is undergoing modernization, including constructing a new terminal building, expanding the runway, and installing modern navigational aids. The project aims to improve the airport’s infrastructure and enable it to handle more passengers and flights.
The AAI works closely with the local government and other stakeholders to ensure that the airport operates efficiently and provides a high level of service to passengers. The AAI also plays a crucial role in promoting the airport and attracting new airlines and destinations to Bilaspur.