Located around 20 km outside the city of Lucknow, at Amausi, Lucknow Airport is directly connected with almost all the major cities in India. Formerly know as Amausi Airport, the airdrome had been christened as 'Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport', (after Chaudhary Charan Singh, the 7th Prime Minister of India) on July 17, 2008, by the Government of India. The airport serves the metropolitan area of the cities, including Lucknow and Kanpur. One of the busiest airports in the country, the airport is served by four international carriers and various domestic carriers that connect Lucknow to other key Indian cities, such as Delhi, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai and Varanasi.
Falling under the authority of Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport is located at an elevation of about 410 ft. The airport boasts of 8,996 ft long runway, coupled with a concrete/asphalt surface. Indian Airlines handles the majority of the operations in the airport. It provides travelers with a number of latest amenities and facilities, required for a hassle-free journey. Talking about accessibility, Amausi Airport is easily accessible from Lucknow Junction Railway Station and Charbagh Railway Station. Also, there are a number of hotels that lie in close proximity of the airport.