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Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HIAL)

  • Formed by JV
  • Commissioned in record time of 31 months
  • Has capacity to accommodate over 40 MPPA
  • Potential to become one of India's main travel hubs

Hyderabad International Airport Limited (HIAL) is a joint venture (JV) company promoted by the GMR Group in partnership with the Government of India, Government of Telangana and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.

The company was incorporated to design, finance, build, operate and maintain a world class Greenfield airport at Shamshabad, named as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad. RGIA was commissioned in a record time of 31 months and inaugurated on March 14, 2008, with an initial capacity of 12 million passengers per annum (MPPA) and 150,000 tonnes of cargo handling capacity per annum. The project has the flexibility to increase capacity to accommodate over 40 MPPA and will be developed in a phased manner.


Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport: One of India's Main Travel Hubs

2013 Receives Best Airport (Private Sector) Award at the Markenomy Awards
2012 Receives National Tourism Award under the Best Airport Category
2011 Receives Certificate of Merit in General Category Sector for the National Energy Conservation Awards
2010 Gets declared as India's Best Airport at SKYTRAX World Airport Awards
2009 Gets adjudged as Best Greenfield Airport by Air Passengers Association of India (APAI)
2008 Receives LEED Silver rating from US Green Building Council
India’s aviation market is expected to be world’s third largest by 2024.