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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.
Emailapdahm@aai.aero
Websitewww.aai.aero
Number of terminals3
Time zoneGMT India Standard Time: GMT/UTC +5:30
LocationAhmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 15km (9.5 miles) northeast of Ahmedabad and about 20km (12.5 miles) south of Gandhinagar.
Airport codeAMD
Airport newsA direct metro extension link between Ahmedabad city centre and the airport is presently at an early planning stage.
Transfer between terminalsThe two main terminals (Terminal 1 and 2) are connected by a moving walkway. Terminal 3 is used solely as an overflow terminal and for passengers arriving during the Hajj pilgrimage.
Driving directionsThe airport is well-signposted from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. From Ahmedabad, there are various routes, including the Narol Sarkhej ring road from the south. From Gandhinagar, take National Highway 8 southbound and follow the signs.
Car rentalLocal car hire companies have offices on the arrivals side of Terminal 1. Hertz offers chauffeured cars for hire – in India, most hire cars come with a driver.
Public transport and taxisBus: There is a limited city bus service operating from Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.
Taxi: A prepaid taxi counter can be found in Terminal 1, operated by the Taxi Drivers Association. Taxis run from outside Arrivals at Terminal 1.
Car parkingThere are more than 600 car parking spaces at Terminal 2 and over 1,000 at Terminal 1. Further car parking facilities are available at Terminal 3.
Information and help desksAn information desk is located in the international Terminal 2. There are also tourist information counters in the domestic Terminal 2.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There is a bank and a bureau de change kiosk in Terminal 2. ATMs are available in the Terminal 1 departures area.
Communications: Mobile phone recharging points and public telephones are located at various points. Internet access is available in the two main terminals.
Food: There is a restaurant and café in Terminal 1, while Terminal 2 offers several juice and snack bars.
Shopping: A variety of shops are available throughout Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, including a clothes boutique, newsagent and a shop selling local handicrafts. The duty-free shop in Terminal 2 sells a range of products.
Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available. There is an on-site lost and found office (tel: (079) 2286 9266).
Other facilities: Rooms for transit passengers are located in Terminal 2 (tel: (079) 286 9266). There is a childcare room in Terminal 1.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no conference or business facilities at Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, but the nearby The Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad (tel: (079) 6666 1234; www.thegatewayhotels.com) has extensive facilities, including a business centre, two conference rooms and printing, scanning and secretarial services. The Sunset Comfort Inn (tel: (079) 2286 2591; www.comfortinn.com) also has meeting and event facilities.
Disabled facilitiesWheelchairs and special assistance is available for disabled travellers. Those requiring assistance should notify their airline and the airport prior to travelling.
Airport hotelsThere are a couple of hotels near Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Assistance with accommodation booking is available at the tourist information counters in the airport. Our Ahmedabad Airport Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport guide includes the following hotels:

Sunset Comfort Inn
Sunset Comfort Inn is less than 1.6km (1 mile) from 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 382475, Ahmedabad, Airport Circle
Gujarat, India
Tel: (079) 286 2591.
Web: www.comfortinn.com

Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad
Boasting a fitness centre, pool and spa, Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad is located within 1km (0.6 miles) of Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. A comprehensive business centre is available for use by guests and the hotel also has on-site meeting facilities.
Hansol 382475, Ahmedabad, International Airport Circle
Gujarat, India
Tel: (079) 6666 1234.
Web: www.thegatewayhotels.com
Full airport nameAhmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
CountryIndia
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