How to Reach Shirdi Airport to Shirdi Temple


How to Reach Shirdi Airport to Shirdi Temple

Have a trip to the famous religious center of Shirdi on mind but hassled by the thoughts of those rather tiring and time taking train and road journeys? Well, no more need to worry. Yes, because now Shirdi also has its own Airport and promises to ease the pain of all those planning a trip to Shirdi.

The new airport is named as the Sri Saibaba International Airport. Initially, flights to Shirdi will operate on fixed sectors, which includes Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad. The Shirdi airport opened on October 2017. Indian President Ramnath Kovind inaugurated it. As per the estimates, around five hundred passengers can begin using the aerodrome daily right from its beginning.

Shirdi airport is located in Ahmednagar in Maharashtra, and it operates beneath the Maharashtra Airport Development Company Ltd (MADC). Air Alliance, Air India’s state-run airline, was the first flight that was flagged off by the President from Shirdi to Mumbai.
The inauguration of the Shirdi airport additionally marked the start of the Shri Sai baba Samadhi death centenary year.
The airport was built with the intention to form traveling easier for the various pilgrims visiting Shirdi.

Another reason was to create more job opportunities for the locals. Quite well-equipped for its size, the Shirdi airport has been built at a cost of around INR 300 crores by the Maharashtra Airports Development Company (MADC) and is bound to bring in relief to people travelling long distances to the religious centre from all around India and the world.

A direct flight from Mumbai to Shirdi is barely thirty five minutes now, while Delhi to Shirdi by air would be around 2.5 hours.
Shirdi airport’s shut location to the main religious hubs of the city is aimed to ease travellers off rather long train and road commutes from all across India.

Ekta Shukla

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