August 16, 2021 7:02 pm
The Shirdi airport started commissioning on October 2, 2017. It had 13 arrivals and same number of departures each day until the lockdown was imposed last year.
July 11, 2019 2:22 am
Inaugurated in October 2017, the airport has witnessed a rapid increase in passenger traffic — almost 2,000 footfall per day, as per official data.
August 09, 2018 3:44 am
At present, Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, operates two Hyderabad-Shirdi-Mumbai flights. According to MADC, the airline plans to increase the frequency of flights to three from August 11.
March 22, 2018 12:42 pm
The passenger occupancy of the flight, which is an ATR aircraft, ranges from 40 per cent to 80 per cent on weekdays. It is above 90 per cent on weekends, officials of MADC said.
October 12, 2017 5:01 pm
Constructed at an investment of around Rs 350 crore, the airport, with a 2,500 m-long runway, is capable of handling single narrow-body aircraft, such as Airbus A320 and Boeing 737s.
October 01, 2017 12:15 pm
Located at 238 km from Mumbai, the country's financial hub, Shirdi has the famous shrine of Sai Baba and is one of the prominent pilgrimage centres in the country. According to an estimate, about 60,000 pilgrims visit Shirdi everyday.
September 26, 2017 12:03 pm
The function is scheduled at 10 am following which he will proceed to Shirdi Sai Baba temple for the centenary celebrations of Shri Sai Baba by Shri Sai Baba Trust.
September 22, 2017 3:59 am
After a test run expected to be conducted by Alliance Air next week, the airport would only have to wait for completion of certain commercial procedures, officials said.
June 15, 2017 2:01 am
Funded in part by Saibaba Sansthan Trust, airport being prepared for inauguration by Prime Minister; Mumbai to Shirdi will be 40 minutes; Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vizag too will be connected
July 11, 2015 1:28 am
A presentation by representatives from the Malaysian government has been scheduled on July 20, said an official.
July 09, 2017 9:40 pm
Sanctioned in 2010 as an effort to promote religious tourism, the airport will be inaugurated at a time to commemorate the 100th death anniversary of Saibaba in October 2018.