Bhopal Airport known as Raja Bhoj Airport, The airport is named after the 10th-century Paramara king Raja Bhoj. Raja Bhoj Airport is a domestic as well as the international airport, located in the capital of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. Comes under the Bhopal Airport Authority maintains Raja Bhoj airport.
The authority maintains all the movements of the airport such as cargo and baggage. In 2013, the airport becomes the first airport in the state to use solar power for running its utility grid system.
Saudi Arabian Airlines flew a Hajj charter plan which was the first direct international flight from Bhopal to Jeddah on 23 October 2010. Raja Bhoj Airport runway length is up to 9000 feet. Though the terminal is a little small yet it is packed with world-class amenities there are some International flights that fly to different parts of the world.
Facilities at Bhopal Airport
Bhopal airport has a good baggage service and complimentary luggage trolleys to carry your luggage. Wheelchairs for senior citizens and disabled people are also available at Bhopal airport. For food lovers, there are a few eating joints. ATM is also in Bhopal Airport.
Connectivity to Raja Bhoj Bhopal Airport
Railway Station Form Bhopal Airport: The airport is about 19 km away from the railways’ station and will take hardly 30 minutes to reach the airport from Bhopal railway station. You can easily hire taxis to reach the airport from the railway station or use local bus services call BRTS from outside Bhopal railway station.
Bus stand Form Bhopal Airport: The distance between the Bhopal bus stand and the Raja Bhoj airport is approx 13 km. You can easily find private cabs from the bus stand which will approximately take 20 minutes to reach the airport.
List of Some Direct Flights from Bhopal Airport.
Recently after new direct flights from Bhopal to many cities started as per the number of passengers from Bhopal to other cities. The direct flight started from Bhopal to Mumbai, Ahmadabad, New Delhi, Jaipur, Raipur, Hyderabad, Shirdi.
|Mumbai||1h 35m||Jet Airways, Air India|
|New Delhi||1h 25m||Air India, Jet Airways|
|Hyderabad||1h 40m||SpiceJet, IndiGo|
|Jaipur||1h 15m||Air India, SpiceJet|
|Raipur||1h 25m||Air India, Jet Airways|
Places to visit Near Bhopal Airport:
There many places to visit near Bhopal Airport you can reach all these places by cab services or Bhopal Local Bus service easily available outside the airport.
- Upper Lake – Upper lake is 6.5 KM Approx from airport
- Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum -7.5Km From Bhopal airport
- Van Vihar National Park – 7KM from Bhopal Airport
- Taj ul Masajid – 6.5 Km From Bhopal Airport
- People’s World – 7 km From Bhopal Airport