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About Ahmedabad:

The largest city in the state of Gujarat is Ahmedabad. It was also the former capital of Gujarat before being changed to Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is situated on the river bank Sabarmati; which is about 30 km from the capital. In India, Ahmedabad is the sixth largest city, whereas in terms of metropolitan area, it is the seventh largest. Ahmedabad is also the largest city in the state of Gujarat. In Gujarat, Ahmedabad is a major hub for commerce and trade. It is an important travel destination in India due to its commercial importance, magnificent monuments, and a splendid history which reminds one and all about its glorious past. It is home to a lot of industries including textile industry being the largest as it is the second largest producer of cotton. Over the years, Ahmedabad has seen tremendous growth in various sectors like education, IT, and science. Shopping in Ahmedabad can be an amusing experience as it offers shopping from old markets to newly towering malls. It is also renowned food haven as one can relish on some of the best Gujarati specialties. Ahmedabad is also among the hundred cities selected to be developed as a smart city under the leadership of our Prime Minister- Narendra Modi.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport: IATA CODE (AMD)

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport caters to both international and domestic flights of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. It is located at around 15 kms from the center of the city. The airport was named after the first Deputy Prime Minister of India- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In India, it is the eight busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic. The airport comprises of an international terminal, domestic terminal, cargo terminal, and an additional terminal reserved for secondary traffic. Bus services are operated by the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service for travelers convenience. The airport is well connected to major cities of India, and as well as to other parts of the world. Airline carriers like IndiGo, GoAir, Jet Airways, Spice Jet and Air India offer discounted and cheap flight tickets between Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.

About Hyderabad:

The capital of Andhra Pradesh is Hyderabad. Hyderabad is the third largest city of India and it is situated on the Deccan Plateau. It is also the fourth most populated city in India. In the year 1591, Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah founded the city of Hyderabad. The city of Hyderabad was ruled by the Nizams for a long period, so it is also referred as the 'City of Nizams'. Every year the city attracts a wide number of tourists for leisure and business trips. There are numerous airline carriers offering flights to Hyderabad from all the major cities of India. Hyderabad also comprises of many old historical monuments like Jama Masjid, Birla Mandir, Golconda Fort, Char Minar, Ramoji Film City, Hussain Sagar and Salarjung Museum. The Ministry of Tourism of Hyderabad organizes the Deccan Festival every year on the 25th February. To get a better insight to the tradition and culture one can visit this 5 day festival. In India, Hyderabad is also a major bio-technology and IT hub. Therefore it also known as 'Cyberabad' or 'Hi-Tech' city.

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport: IATA CODE (HYD)

Hyderabad city is served by Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It is situated in Shamshabad, at about 14 miles to the south of Hyderabad. The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh-Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy named the airport after the former Prime Minster of India- Rajiv Gandhi. Commercial Operations of the airport were initiated on 23rd March 2008. In India, in terms of passenger traffic; it is the fifth busiest airport. Hyderabad Airport has an integrated terminal. Domestic and International flights arrive and depart from the same terminal. The airport also comprises of a special Haj Terminal. It basically handles a massive crowd during the Haj Season. Due to large number of Muslims in Hyderabad, the authorities planned to build this special terminal to maintain the rush during the season.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Address:

Ahmedabad,

Gujarat 380003

Airport CODE: AMD

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Address:
Shamshabad
Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh –500409

Airport Code: HYD

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