Vijayawada Airport is a public airport serving Andhra Pradesh Capital City Area , India. The airport is located 13.5 km (8.4 mi) from the Vijayawada city, on National Highway 5 . During the World War II , this airfield served as an army base , after it was converted into a civilian airport. Air Deccan introduced a Flight between Hyderabad and Vijayawada in 24 September 2003. The airport covers an area of 537 acres (217 ha) and the runway is 2,286 metres (7,500 ft) long. This Airport Is an Operational Hub For Aircosta.
Domestic Terminal – Vijayawada is a domestic airport and hence only one terminal is present which accommodate only domestic flights. Old Domestic Terminal Rennovated and Opened in 02nd Jun 2015 ,Terminal building expanded from 1,100 to 3,200 sqft.
International Terminal – The Airports Authority Of India Decided to Upgrade The Vijayawada Airport to International. A Proposal Has Been Sent To AAI For Upgradation.A New Terminal Is In Under Construction