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 from Ahmedabad to Mumbai (Bombay).
Mumbai city, was formerly known as Bombay until the year 1995. It is situated on the western coast of Indian peninsula. Mumbai is the financial and commercial capital of India, and is also home to Bollywood. Mumbai comprises of a tropical climate. It is also one the most densely populated cities in the world. Being densely populated, Mumbai city is well connected via numerous bus, train and air services from all around India. Many domestic airlines offer discounted air-tickets and offers. People of Mumbai often referred as 'Mumbaikars' work day in and out to earn a livelihood. Mumbai city also offers wide range of hotels and clubs to people for recreation. People from all around India come to Mumbai to improve their standard of living.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport(CSIA):
It was formerly known as Sahar International Airport. In India, in terms of International and passenger traffic, it is the second busiest airport. BOM is the IATA code of the airport. There are various International and Domestic airline carriers which operate from Mumbai airport. The airport comprises of five terminals and manages about 780 aircraft movements in a day.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Address:
Airport code: AMD
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Address:
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA),
Sahar Rd, Sahar,
Airport Code: BOM