Udaipur Airport Witnesses Surge in Passenger Traffic in March 2024

Udaipur Airport Witnesses Surge in Passenger Traffic in March 2024

The number of air travellers surpassed 150,000...

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Udaipur, famed for its majestic palaces and picturesque lakes, has seen a significant rise in air travel activity at Maharana Pratap Airport. In March, the airport recorded a remarkable increase in passenger numbers, reflecting the growing popularity of Udaipur as a tourist destination.

Increased Passenger Traffic

In the month of March, the number of air travellers surpassed 150,000, according to statistics released by the Maharana Pratap Airport administration. A total of 150,996 passengers travelled by air during the month, marking a substantial increase compared to the previous year's figures. This surge in passenger traffic signifies the growing appeal of Udaipur among domestic and international tourists.

Comparing with the previous year, the rise in passenger numbers is evident. In March alone, Udaipur Airport served 10,085 more passengers than the same period last year. Additionally, the airport has witnessed an increase in aircraft movements, with 1,354 flights recorded in March, contributing to the bustling activity at the airport. In February it was 1,373.

The airport has increased its flight connectivity, offering 22 flights to 8 prominent cities. Delhi and Mumbai remain the top destinations, with 6 and 5 flights respectively, indicating the strong air link between Udaipur and these key metropolitan cities. Notably, Bangalore has seen an uptick in flight frequency, with 4 flights now connecting the two cities, reflecting the growing demand for travel between Udaipur and Bangalore.

Udaipur, often referred to as the "City of Lakes" and the "Venice of the East," is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, magnificent architecture, and scenic beauty. The city's iconic landmarks such as the City Palace, Lake Pichola, and Jag Mandir attract tourists from around the world. With its vibrant markets, traditional cuisine, and luxurious accommodations, Udaipur offers a captivating experience for visitors seeking a blend of history, culture, and natural splendor.

The surge in passenger traffic and flight operations at Udaipur Airport underscores the city's growing prominence as a tourist destination. With enhanced connectivity and a thriving tourism industry, Udaipur continues to enchant travellers with its timeless allure and hospitality. 

Month Passengers 
March 2024 150996
February 2024 143803
January 2024 146567
December 2023 150124
November 2023 136065
October 2023 124146
September 2023 121714
August 2023 113315
July 2023 106254
June 2023 101866
May 2023 107795
April 2023 105640
March 2023 140911
February 2023 158838
January 2023 152263

Source: Rajasthan Patrika

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