Pune International Airport VAPO

Pune International Airport VAPO

Pune International Airport VAPO: Pune is the second city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, West-Central India. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cities: Pune Country: India 
ICAO: VAPO IATA: PNQ
Elevation: 592 Feet  Latitude/longitude: 18° 35’ N / 77° 55’E
Time zone: UTC +5:3h PCN: 110 F/A/X/T
AOE: Yes  Runway length: 2535 meters
Fire category: ATIS Frequency: 127.65
Tower frequency: TWR 123.5, Approach 118.8 Ground frequency: SMC 121.8
On the Ground

Airport location: Approximately 10km north-east of Pune

Languages at Pune: English, Hindi, Marathi

Lead time for permit approval: A minimum of three weeks (Military Clearance)

Types of aircraft handled: Weight limitation of up to 94 tons (94,000 Kg)

Number of aircraft handled: 80 to 90 flights a day

Navaid available: VOR DME and NDB

Terminal capacity: 450 pax for departure and 450 pax for arrival

Equipment availability: All required GSE available for GA aircraft and commercial aircraft

Fuel types: Jet A1

Opening hours: Closed from Sunday-Friday 0130-0500, 1330-1730 and Saturday 0430-1130.

Customs: Yes

Alternative airports: VABB, VAAH

Important numbers: 

  • Airport Authority: +91-20-26685201
  • Airport Information: +91-20-26610136
  • ATC: +91-20-26684434
  • AIS: +91 9552509847
Operational Information
  • Private flights require overflight and landing permits
  • Non-scheduled commercial flights require overflight and landing permits
  • An application to India DGCA must be made with all required documentation to secure permit approval
  • They are processed during working hours, Monday – Friday, 0500-1200 UTC, as the office is officially closed on weekends and public holidays
  • Emergency and air ambulance flights are normally processed within the shortest time possible within or outside of working hours

For more information on Pune Airport, visit https://www.puneairport.com/

Tourist Information

Weather: 

Pune weather has three seasons: summer, monsoon, and winter. The summer months last from mid-March to June with maximum temperatures of 40°C (this usually occurs in May which is the hottest month). The monsoon period takes place between June and October with moderate rainfall and temperatures ranging from 22 to 28 °C. Winter temperatures average approximately 30-36°C.

Attractions: 

  • Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati
  • Sri Balaji Mandir
  • Sarasbaug Ganpati Temple
  • Darshan Museum
  • National War Museum

For support with your operation to Pune, contact UAS India