Udaipur Airport, officially known as Maharana Pratap Airport, is located 22 kms from east of Udaipur city. Although it is only a domestic airport and is very small in area size too, its importance however is very critical for sustaining and development of tourism sector in Udaipur city. Udaipur, one of the hottest tourist destinations of our country and widely known as Venice of East across the world, attracts millions of tourists round the year. And at least 30-40% of those millions of tourists come to Udaipur via this very airport, as it connects Udaipur to almost all the important cities of India via air.
Udaipur Airport is spread across merely over 504 acres of land. It is amongst smallest airports of India. However, amenities and services at this small airport are in par with rest of leading domestic airports of the country. In fact, a newly built terminal, which was inaugurated few years back, has given major boost and significantly improved the services & amenities at this airport. The newly built terminal is spread across 2500 sq. metres and offers 4 Check-in counters & other standard services like tourist information centre, tea/coffee counter and ISD/ STD/ PCO booths. Another very fine attraction of Udaipur airport is handicraft emporium or store, which sells best of traditional Udaipur handicrafts. The handicraft store is in fact very popular among foreign tourists.
For people or tourists visiting Udaipur via air for the first time must not worry at all about accommodation and commuting services. Udaipur, being a renowned tourist destination, needless to say has made best accommodation and commuting services available in the vicinity of airport. Hordes of 5 star, 3 star and many affordable lodge services are present at airport locality. And of course taxi stand and auto rickshaw stands are also available exactly outside the airport.
One can also easily travel to Udaipur via air anytime of the year. As all the domestic airlines, needless to say, provide daily flight services from all the leading cities to this famous tourist destination. For any information on Udaipur airport flight schedule, travelers are requested to check with either local travel agencies or official websites of airline companies. Another important information that needs to be reiterated again is that Udaipur as of today is a domestic airport. This airport getting the status of international airport and having the rare privilege of calling itself Udaipur International Airport is still a distant dream, but nonetheless very much in the realm of possibility.
Facts about Udaipur Airport
Distance from center the city: 22 Kms. East of Udaipur City.
Maharana Pratap Airport, Dabok, Udaipur - 313023 (Rajasthan).
Sanganer Airport, Jaipur: 450 Kms.
SVP International Airport, Ahemdabad: 240 Kms.
Indore Airport: 430 Kms.
Baroda Airport: 330 Kms.
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