Pune International Airport

Pune Airport is located in India and is approximately 10 km or 6.2 miles north east of Pune, situated in the state of Maharashtra. The international airport is operated by the Airports Authority of India at the eastern side of Air Base of Indian Air force (of Lohegaon Air Base). The airport is quite useful for locals and domestic flights but it also successfully serves a huge traffic of international flights too.

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Facilitates at Pune Airport

The Pune Airport has a 2535 meter long runway. The former runway is now used as a taxiway instead by the IAF (Indian Air Force). AAI specially constructed a 2200m x 23m parallel taxiway which is used to facilitate civil operation on the southern side of main runway 10/28. The airfield is equipped with navigational facilities like DME, DVOR and NDB and other night landing facilities.

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Numerous airlines visit the airport connecting Pune with the world and rest of India. The Airlines include Air Asia India, Air India, Air India Express, Go Air IndiGo, Jagson Airines, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, Spice Jet and Vistara. From Goa to Bangalore and from Abu Dhabi to Frankfurt, these Airlines help passengers get to any destination they want.

Ground Transport at Pune Airport

If you want to reach some other part of India through Pune Ground Transport, then you have 3 major choices. You can either get a prepaid taxi or get auto rickshaw services, you can rent a car or you can get coach services that will help you travel to various key locations in Pune. And you can also book online for safe and affordable Pune airport shuttle.

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Prepaid taxis are probably the best choice for you as they are safe and pretty reliable. You get a receipt from the taxi before starting you journey and pay a fixed amount of money to the driver. This means the driver can’t ask for any extra charges. Apart from that you can also rent the car if you want to travel independently without relying on anyone. Cheap cars and limousines are available for you to rent. Coach and bus services are the cheapest option available if you want to travel someplace near to the airport.

 

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Magical places to visit in Pune

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Infosys Pune

Pune is one of the most historical and beautiful city in India, enriched with many amazing places and aesthetic architecture. This city is a mixture of capitalism, spiritualism and ancient architecture. Nowadays this is playing a vital role in knowledge and business. Pune is also recognized for Osho Intl’ Mediation resort. This city was taken by the British emperor in 1817. This city is the 7th most populous city in Maharashtra state. The population of Pune in 6,226,959 with an area of 270 sq mi. The beauty of this city is not only the reason to come here but also its food and culture is also pleases people.

There are so many places in Pune to visit, which is enriched with aesthetic creation from ancient time. Some of these places are described below.

• Aga Khan Palace:

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Aga Khan Palace

 

This ancient place is situated beside of Mula River in Yerwada, covering an area of 6.5 hectare. This was built in 1892 by Sultan Aga Khan III. This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi’ movement against British emperor in 1942. In this place Mahatma’s wife and his secretary were died, their shrines are kept here near the garden.

• Raja Dinakr Kelkar Museum:

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Kelkar Museum, Pune

 

This museum is having a collection of fraction of the 20,000 odd objects of Indian daily life, includes hookah, lamps, cloth many other things.

• Shaniwar Wada:

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Shaniwar Wada

 

This structure was built in 1732, situated in the old part of the Pune city. This famous Shaniwar Wada was destroyed by fire in 1828. In the evening there is a funny environment start here with the presentation of sound and light show.

• Tribal Cultural Museum:

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Araku Tribal Museum

 

This museum is having collections of jewellery, utensils and instruments from tribal people. This will help to know about life and belongings of the tribal people.

• Pataleshvara Cave Temple:

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Pataleshvara Cave Temple

 

This is a 8th century temple decorated with ancient design and architecture. It is symbol of old cultured people in pune.

A huge number of people from different countries of the world come to Pune for visiting the aesthetic and lovely places. The beauty and charm of the Pune pleases all visitor and welcome them with heartiest hospitality.