Kalaburagi Airport in North Eastern Karnataka bordering Hyderabad is functioning round the clock from May 17 after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has granted permission for night landing facility
The Airport was inaugurated five years ago by the then Chief Minister of Karnataka B S Yediyurappa. It has a runway of 09-27 (3175m x 45m) and an apron suitable to park 03 aircrafts.
There has been a demand for providing night landing facilities to the airport for a long time. With the approval by DGCA for the night landing facility the Aerodrome License for the airport has been amended from VFR (Visual flight rules) to IFR (Instrumental flight rules) for All Weather Operations.
The airport operates eighteen flights to Bengaluru and Eight to Tirupati every week