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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)
AddressSVP International Airport Ahmedabad-380 003, Gujarat, India
Telephone(079) 2286 9211
Websitewww.aai.aero
Number of terminals3
Time zoneGMT +5.5
LocationThe airport is located 15km (9.5 miles) northeast of Ahmedabad and about 20km (12.5 miles) south of Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad Railway Station and Central Bus Station are 8km (5 miles) from the airport.
Airport codeAMD
Country dialling code91
Airport newsA direct metro extension link between Ahmedabad city centre and the airport is presently at an early planning stage.
Transfer between terminalsThe two terminals are within walking distance of each other.
Driving directionsThe airport is well signposted from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
Car rentalLocal car hire companies have offices on the Arrival side of the domestic terminal. Hertz (tel: (079) 30997543; www.hertz.com) also offers chauffeured cars for hire. In India, most hire cars come with a driver.
Public transport and taxisBus: there is a city bus service but it is fairly limited.
Taxi: a prepaid taxi counter can be found at the airport, operated by the Taxi Drivers Association. Taxis run from outside Arrivals at the domestic terminal.
Car parkingThere are 672 car parking spaces at the international terminal, and 1,167 at the domestic terminal. More car parking facilities are under construction.
Information and help desksAn information desk is located in the International Terminal. There are also tourist information counters.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there is a bank and a bureau de change in the International Terminal.
Shopping: a variety of shops are available throughout the airport, including a branch of Bombay Stores, a newsagent and a shop selling local handicrafts. A duty-free shop is available in the International Terminal.
Eating and drinking: there are several juice and snack bars located throughout the airport.
Luggage: trolleys are available, and there is a lost and found office.
Other facilities: there are rest rooms for transit passengers in the International Terminal (tel: (079) 286 9266).
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no conference or business facilities at the airport, but the nearby Taj Residency (tel: (079) 6666 1234 or 2286 9999; www.tajhotels.com) has extensive facilities, including a business centre, broadband internet access, fax, printing and scanning facilities, laptop hire, workstations and secretarial services. There are also three conference rooms. The Sunset Comfort Inn (tel: (079) 2286 2591; www.comfortinn.com) also has meeting and event facilities.
Disabled facilitiesWheelchairs and assistance is available for disabled travellers. Those requiring assistance should notify their airline prior to travelling.
Airport hotelsThere are currently two hotels near Ahmedabad Airport Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Assistance with accommodation bookings is available at the tourist information counters in the airport.

Sunset Comfort Inn
Sunset Comfort Inn is less than 1.6km (1 mile) from the Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport and is linked via a complimentary shuttle service. Other facilities include business services, indoor parking and an on-site restaurant.
Hansol, Airport Circle
Ahmedabad 382475, India
Tel: (079) 286 2591
Web: www.comfortinn.com

Gateway Hotel Ummed
Gateway Hotel Ummed is located within 1km (0.6 miles) of the Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport and boasts a fitness centre, pool and beauty spa, along with comprehensive business and meetings facilities.
Hansol, International Airport Circle
Ahmedabad 382 475, India
Tel: (079) 6666 1234
Web: www.tajhotels.com

Ashok Palace
Ashok Palace is located a short distance from the Ahmedabad Airport Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.
Ahmedabad, Shahibagh
Gujarat 380004, India
Tel: (079) 286 1133

Moti Manor
Moti Manor is located a short distance from the Ahmedabad Airport Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.
Shahibaug Under Bridge
Ahmedabad 380004, India
Tel: (079) 286 9976
Full airport nameAhmedabad Airport (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport)
CountryIndia
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