Local news of city Nashik India
Shirdi Airport becomes fourth-largest passenger serving airport of Maharashtra after Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. The Airport starting seeing high passengers around 50,000 per month after they opened the Night Landing services at the end of the year.
The Airport was Inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on 1st October 2017, It started with 126 flights a month but now it handles over 270 flights a month with more than 50,000 passengers. The airport handles 22 Flight movements per day which are expected to increase in coming days.
As per Maharashtra Airport Development Corporation, they have applied for starting night services from Shirdi and once it is approved they will be serving 24*7 which will further increase the numbers. They have also installed the necessary equipment for Night landing.
Airlines companies such as IndiGO, Alliance Air, TruJet and Spicejet are having their flights from major cities such as Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru to Shirdi at low costs.