Rajiv Gandhi international airport

Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi international airport is known as HYDERABAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT is an international airport near Shamshabad, about 22 km (14 mi) south of downtown Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The airport project is a public-private joint venture between GMR Group, Malaysia AirportsHoldings Berhad and both Government of Andhra Pradesh and Airports Authority of India(AAI). GMR Group holds 63% of the equity, MAHB 11%, while the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Airports Authority of India each hold 13%.

The airport is named after former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It replaced the former international airport of the city,Begumpet Airport. Commercial flight operations began at 12:01 am on 23 March 2008. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the second public-private partnership venture in the Indian airports, the first being the Cochin International Airport. For the financial year 2010 11, it was the sixth busiest airport in the country in terms of international and overall passenger traffic.


Hyderabad: HMR is the worlds largest elevated Metro Rail PPP project based on DBFOT basis (Design, Built, Finance, Operate and Transfer). Expected to carry 15 lakh passengers by 2016-17 covering 72 Km with stations at every 1Km. HMR is now poised to redefine Hyderabads traffic as an Eco-Friendly, Congestion free and an affordable travel option offering a fast, dust free, delay resistant travel experience.