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Bhavnagar Airport

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Airport Address Information:

Bhavnagar Airport 
IATA Code: BHU 
Address: Airport Road, Subhashnagar, Bhavnagar, 
Gujarat 364001
Phone: 91-278-2212971  
Email: apdbv@aai.aero


About Airport:

Bhavnagar Airport is located in Bhavnagar in the state of Gujarat, India. Bhavnagar Airport is spread in 294 acres of land and serves ports and port based industries. The Airport has 1920 by 45 metres long runway. The airport has a small terminal building that can handle 100 passengers per hour for both arrival and departure sections. The Airport handles domestic flights nad it operates under the management of Airports Authority of India AAI.

The airport features one boarding gate and is equipped with 3 check-in counters and 2 security counters, for passengers’ convenience. The airport features two parking bays. Numerous passenger facilities are provided inside 
and outside Bhavnagar airport building.

Some of the major facilities available at the airport are trolleys, comfortable cushion chairs, VIP lounge, P.A system for flight information, entertainment TV, MI room, telephone security hold area, wheel chair, postal, mobile charging point, medical aid, assistance to physically challenged passenger, lost & baggage counter, parking area and taxi/auto service. The airport mainly operates flights to Mumbai and Jet Airways is the prime service provider. The airport also enjoys indirect flight services to a large number of important cities across the nation.


Terminals Guide:

There are a total only one terminals in the Bhavnagar airport:


The terminal 1 operates domestic flights. The airport has a small terminal building that can handle 100 passengers per hour for both arrival and departure sections. The terminal has four check-in counters along with one boarding gate and 2 X-Ray baggage facilities. VIP lounge are also available for transit passengers with charges applied as per Airports Authority of India (AAI) rules. There are also a conveyor belts available in the arrival hall. 

Particulars of Airport:

Airport Code: IATA: BHU, ICAO: VABV
Airport Name: Bhavnagar Airport
City Name: Bhavnagar
State: Gujrat
Distance from city: 4 kms from city

Airport Facilities:

# Medical Facilties- 
1.Free medical assisstence available

# Restaurants and cafes-
For travellers convenience the airport also have food to serve and their are some recommendations.
1. The Cafe Bistro
2. Cpn cafe and restaurant
3. Madras Dhosa

# Shops and Duty Free-
Shops and duty free shopping are also available at the domestic and international terminals:
1. Toonz Kids & Baby Store Rupani Circle Bhavnagar
2. Ambika General Store
3. Amrut Cake Shop

# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. Bank Of Baroda ATM
2. HDFC Bank ATM
3. State Bank Of India ATM
4. IDBI Bank ATM

# Information Desk-
The Airport provides the information desk for the travelers convenience where they ask their can queries.

# Luggage services-
1. Provide safety to the customers baggage by wrapping it.
2. Baggage providing counters provides passengers claim checked-in baggage.
3. One can take the trolley service to take luggage till the check-in counter.

Connectivity with the City:

Bhavnagar Airport is located South-East of Bhavnagar in the state of Gujarat, India. Located 9 km in North from 
Bhavnagar Railway Station. The airport comes under the administrative control of the AAI.  The nearest International 
Airport is located at Ahmedabad, which is around 175 km distance from the city.

The bus stand which is closest to the airport is located around 8 km. From the station, one can hire private taxis for reaching airport. Private taxis as well as auto rickshaws are available at the airport. The airport mainly operates flights to Mumbai and Jet Airways is the main service provider. Ventura Air, on the other hand, connects the airport to Surat. The airport also enjoys indirect flight services to a large number of important cities across the nation.

About Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar is a place in the region of Gujarat in India with a population of approximately 554,978 people and is one of 
the largest places in India. Bhavnagar is a coastal city on the eastern coast of Saurashtra, also known as Kathiawar. 
Bhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil. There has always been an important city for trade with many large and small scale industries along with the world's largest ship-breaking yard.

Bhavnagar is also famous for the popular Gujarati snack 'Ganthiya' and temples. Bhavnagar has also centre of attraction to worldwide because of its unique environment for research and development in area of salt and marine. The centre of research known as CSMCRI-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute. Bhavnagar is an important center for the diamond cutting and polishing industry in Gujarat as well as India. Thousands of skilled diamond-polishing workers are employed in diamond-cutting and polishing firms.

Bhavnagar stands second in the diamond cutting and polishing industry after Surat in India. Bhavnagar is also the largest producer of salt. The city is very Important trading post for cotton products. There are 112 medium and large scale industries located in Bhavnagar district.Bhavnagar is well-connected to other cities of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara by road, with bus services and other major cities of India by rail road.

Places to visit:

1. Takhteshwar Temple
2. Nilambag Palace 
3. Mangalsinhji Mahal Palace 
4. Bhav Vilas Palace
5. Gaurishankar Lake 
6. Victoria Park
7. Barton Library
8. Malnath Mahadev Temple

Bhavnagar Weather:

Winter (October - March)- The weather is very pleasant and this is a great time to be here.

Monsoon (July - September)- The monsoon at the place brings pleasant atmosphere after the hot climate. This is a great time to be here.

Summer (March - June)- It is very hot and humid and not the best time to be here.