About Vijayawada (VGA)
Vijayawada, also known by its historic name Bezawada, is the biggest city of Krishna district and the third largest city of the state of Andhra Pradesh, after Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam. The railway station code of 'BZA' assigned to it by Indian railways is also derived from the historic name of the city. This industrial transport hub of the state is politically active and quite rich in terms of agriculture. It also houses majority of the reputed educational institutions of the state. Major tourist attractions of the city are the Kanaka Durga Temple, Prakasam Barrage, Gunadala Matha Shrine and Mogalarajapuram Caves, among others. The city is well-connected to the rest of India by road, rail and air, with the last option being the fastest and convenient. There are many airlines offering direct flights to Vijayawada from major Indian cities.
Vijayawada flights connect the place to Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi through the domestic airport located at Gannavaram, which is 19 km away from the city. Tourists can book cheap air tickets to the city, offered by several airlines like Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Airways and Air India. For exciting airfare deals that include cheap air tickets to Vijayawada, tourists can log on to www.makemytrip.com.
Vijayawada Airport┬áis located in┬áGannavaram┬áat┬áVijayawada, which is situated at a distance of 20 km from the city center. Airliners to/from Vijayawada are Air India, JetKonnect and Spice jet which have flights services for some of the major cities like Delhi, Hyderabad and Bangalore etc. Some of the hotels near Vijayawada are Raj Towers, Satya Residency Hotel and Vuma Holiday Inn etc.
Airport Name: Vijayawada Airport
IATA Code: VGA
Address: Vijayawada Airport
GMT Offset: +05:30 hours
Latitude: 16° 31’ 35”1 N
Longitude: 080° 04’ 11.86” E