DR. Babasaheb Ambedkar Nagpur International Airport (NAG)


Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (IATA: NAG, ICAO: VANP) serves the Indian city of Nagpur and located 8 km southwest of the city.

About the name

The airport was named in 2005 after B. R. Ambedkar, Dr. "Babasaheb" Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.

ABOUT NAGPUR: Nagpur, also known as the Orange City for the large number of juicy varieties and lip smacking oranges, is the winter capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra, as well as the largest city in central India (it has a total of 2,405,665 inhabitants). The locals feature for their warmness and hospitality.

The city has a tropical wet and dry climate, having hot summers and short winters. The best time to visit it is during the Winter period.

Some of the main attractions of the city is the Seminary Hill where you can get an astonishing view of the city and it is only at 6 km distance from the city. Other attractions you cannot miss are Pench National Park, the temple of Sri Podeshwar Ram, Dhamma Chakra Stupa, Ramtek Fort Temple, and some of the lakes of the city, Ambazari Lake and Garden Sakkardara Lake. It has also a wide variety of gardens such as the Musical Garden, the Botanical Garden, the Japanese Rose Garden, etc.

On the other hand, some of tourist attractions close to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport are Deeksha Bhoomi, Sai Mandir, Kondhali Resort, Waki Wood Trek and Sewagram.


It is also home of AFS Nagpur of the Indian Air Force.


Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport handled in 2016 over 1,818,149 passengers.


Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport handles about 4,000 passengers per day.


The airport was named after Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.
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To improve the connectivity between the airport and the city, it is planned to build a new approach road to connect the Terminal building with the main highway.

Contact Information NAG Airport

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Address: Dr. Babasahed Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur-440005 (Maharashtra) India
Telephone: +91 712 2807501