विशाखापत्तनम हवाई अड्डा

Airports Authority of India maintains a Civil Enclave at Visakhapatnam catering to civil passenger movements. Air India, Jet Airways, Aircosta, Air Asia, Indigo Airlines, Spice jet and Silk Air operate daily flights to various Domestic and International Destinations. The new runway of 10000 ft is in place with ILS Category VII, Night landing facility.

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Prohibited Item List


The following items that are banned for carriage on person/hand baggage on board flights operating from civil airports in India; and Indian Registered aircrafts from foreign airports :
Personal Items

  1. Lighters
  2. Scissors-metal with pointed tips
  3. Realistic replica of toy weapon

Sharp Objects

  1. Box Cutters
  2. Ice Axes/ Ice Picks
  3. Knives (any length and type except round-bladed, butter, and plastic cutlery)
  4. Meat Cleavers
  5. Razor-Type Blades such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razors
  6. Sabers
  7. Scissors – metal with pointed tips
  8. Sword

Sporting Goods

  1. Baseball Bats
  2. Bows and Arrows
  3. Cricket Bats
  4. Golf Clubs
  5. Hockey Sticks
  6. Lacrosse Sticks
  7. Pool Cues
  8. Ski Poles
  9. Spear Guns

Guns and Firearms

  1. Ammunition
  2. BB guns
  3. Compressed Air Guns
  4. Firearms
  5. Flare Guns
  6. Gun Lighters
  7. Gun Powder
  8. Parts of Guns and Firearms
  9. Pellet Guns
  10. Realistic Replicas of Firearms
  11. Starter pistols


  1. Axes and hatchets
  2. Cattle Prods
  3. Crowbars
  4. Hammers
  5. Drills (including cordless portables power drills)
  6. Saws (including cordless portable power saws)
  7. Screwdrivers (except those in eyeglass repair kits)
  8. Tools (including but not limited to wrenches and pliers)
  9. Wrenches and Pliers

Martial Arts / Self Defense Items

  1. Billy Clubs
  2. Black Jacks
  3. Brass Knuckles
  4. Kubatons
  5. Mace/ Pepper Spray
  6. Martial Arts Weapons
  7. Night Sticks
  8. Nunchakus
  9. Martial Arts/ Self Defense Items
  10. Stun Guns/ Shocking Devices
  11. Throwing Stars

Explosive Materials

  1. Blasting Caps
  2. Dynamite
  3. Fireworks
  4. Flares (in any form)
  5. Hand Grenades
  6. Plastic Explosives
  7. Realistic Replicas of Explosives

Flammable items

  1. Liquid/Aerosol/Gel/Paste or items of similar consistency (Allowed separately, in small quantities required for the duration of journey, in one clear transparent re-sealable one liter size plastic bag. Each item should, however, not exceed 100 ml in quantity). Exception : Medicine/inhaler accompanied by prescription and baby food.
  2. Fuels (Including cooking fuels and any flammable liquid fuel)
  3. Gasoline
  4. Gas Torches
  5. Lighter Fluid
  6. Strike-anywhere Matches
  7. Turpentine and paint Thinner
  8. Realistic Replicas of Incendiaries

Disabling Chemicals and other Dangerous Items

  1. Chlorine for Pools and Spas
  2. Compressed Gas Cylinders (including fire extinguishers)
  3. Liquid Bleach
  4. Spillable Batteries (except those in wheelchairs)
  5. Spray Paint
  6. Tear Gas

Note : The above mentioned are only indicative lists of items. Commonsense, however, shall prevail in assessing whether an object can be used as a weapon for committing any act of unlawful interference with civil aviation operations.


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Code No.
Code Letter
Reference Point
Land Area 350.31 acres
10 ft.
Terminal capacity
Arrival Departure
300 700


Terminal Area and No. of Counters
Area in Sq. Meters
No. of Counters
Check In Immigration Custom Security
  20400 sq.m. 20 + 1 self check-in Arrival-5/Dep-6 Arrival-8/Dep-1 Domes 4/Interntional-3


Parking Bays - International & Domestic
Type of Bays  Aircraft Category
In Contact 06 +02 at Old Apron = 08
Remote 03
Cargo -
Runway Lights
Runway Edge-Lights Centre–Line
10/28 Available Nil
Approach Lights
Runway Catogory
28/10 Simple Approach / Kms 10 & ILS Runway 28
Air Traffic Services
Aerodrome Control  
RNFC Payment Through AIIMS Package
Navigation Aids
RCAG & Others  
Landing Aids Visual & Instrumental
Runway Landing Aids (Category/Angle)
RW 28 ILS SALS at RWY 28 PAPI (at both ends) 10/28
Facilities Available in case of Aircraft Emergencies
Airport Terminal Contact Information Facilities
Designation Tele. No.
Medical facility
Hospitals/Hotels within 10 Kms from Airport
Mr. Vinod Sharma, Airport Director 0891-2851100  

Mr. R. Lakshmanan., AGM (TM)

09490468674 (M)

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Last updated on: 21st June 2016

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