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Jaipur Airport

Jaipur International Airport
जयपुर अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा
Jaipur Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Jaipur
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Elevation AMSL 1,263 ft / 385 m
Coordinates 26°49′27″N 075°48′44″E / 26.82417°N 75.81222°E / 26.82417; 75.81222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,177 2,797 Concrete/Asphalt
15/33 5,223 1,592 Asphalt

Jaipur International Airport (IATA: JAI, ICAO: VIJP) is in the southern suburb of Sanganer, 13 km (8.1 mi) from Jaipur, the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Jaipur International Airport is the only international airport in the state of Rajasthan. It was granted the status of international airport on 29 December 2005. The civil apron can accommodate four A320 aircraft and the New Terminal building can handle up to 500 passengers at a time. There are plans to extend the runway to 12,000 ft (3,658 m) and expand the terminal building to accommodate 1,000 passengers per hour.


Terminal building
Terminal building

New Jaipur Airport Terminal Sign
New Jaipur Airport Terminal Sign

The new domestic terminal building at Jaipur Airport was inaugurated on 1 July 2009. The new terminal has an area of 22,950 sqm, is made of glass and steel structure having modern passenger friendly facilities such as central heating system, central air conditioning, inline x-ray baggage inspection system integrated with the departure conveyor system, inclined arrival baggage claim carousals, escalators, public address system, Flight information display system (FIDS), CCTV for surveillance, Airport check-in counters with Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE), car parking, etc. The International Terminal Building has peak hour passenger handling capacity of 500 passengers and annual handling capacity of 4 lakhs.

The entrance gate, made of sandstone and Dholpur stones along with Rajasthani paintings on the walls, give tourists a glimpse of the Rajasthani culture. Two fountains on both sides of the terminal, dotted with palm trees, ensure that normal temperature is maintained within the airport premises. The transparent side walls of the building have adjustable shades that control the passage of sunlight into the airport premises, thereby cutting down heavily on electricity bills.

Terminals, airlines and destinations

Jaipur Airport Aerial View
Jaipur Airport Aerial View

Salient Features of New Jaipur Airport Terminal
Salient Features of New Jaipur Airport Terminal

Jaipur Airport At Night
Jaipur Airport At Night

There are two terminals:

  • Terminal 1, for domestic flights
  • Terminal 2, for international flights
Airlines Destinations Terminal
Air Arabia Sharjah 2
Air India Express Delhi, Dubai 2
Air India Regional Delhi, Udaipur 1
GoAir Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded 1
Indian Airlines Delhi, Mumbai 1
Indian Airlines Delhi, Dubai 2
IndiGo Ahmedabad [begins 7 November], Bangalore, Chennai [begins 7 November] Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai 1
Jet Airways Delhi, Mumbai 1
Kingfisher Airlines Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu, Jodhpur, Mumbai, Srinagar, Udaipur 1
Oman Air Muscat 2
SpiceJet Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai 1

Aircraft Movements for last five years

Year 2004- 2005 2005- 2006 2006- 2007 2007- 2008 2008- 2009 2009- 2010
International 1,096 1,241 2,317 2,331 2,885 2,730
Domestic 8,262 9,465 10,536 19,211 16,449 15,728


Passenger Traffic for last five years

Year 2004- 2005 2005- 2006 2006- 2007 2007- 2008 2008- 2009 2009- 2010
International 47,033 51,689 140,019 204,283 221,732 255,704
Domestic 338,763 397,204 598,341 1,137,762 987,608 1,267,876


The cargo terminal is adjacent to the old passenger terminal building, and has an area of approximately 700 sqm. Cargo Terminal Facility Adjacent to Main Old Terminal 1 Building.Cargo facility is being provided by Rajasthan Small Scale Industries co.Ltd., a public sector undertaking of Govt. of Rajasthan. Cargo

Cargo operators

Air India Cargo

Accidents and incidents

  • On 9 August 1971, Vickers Viscount VT-DIX of Indian Airlines was damaged beyond economic repair when it overran the runway. The aircraft was landed with a tailwind on a wet runway.


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General Info
Country India
Time UTC+5:30
Latitude 26.824192
26° 49' 27.09" N
Longitude 75.812161
075° 48' 43.78" E
Elevation 1263 feet
385 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 000° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes

TWR 123.5
Opr 0300-1630Z.
APP 123.5

ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
09/27 9177 x 148 feet
2797 x 45 meters
15/33 5223 x 148 feet
1592 x 45 meters

Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME JJP JAIPUR 076X 112.9 At Field -

Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

FUEL Avbl 0030-1730Z. (NC- A1)
LGT Modified SALS Rwy 27.
RWY UFN Rwy 09-27 clsd btn 0430-1145 dly due to WIP. Rwy 15-33 clsd.

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