Swami Vivekananda International Airport| Swami Vivekananda International Airport is formerly known as Mana Airport, This is primary airport serving the state of Chhattisgarh, India. The airport is centrally located at Mana, 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Raipur between the old city and the new city of the state government Naya Raipur.
In 2006, this Airport witnessed an 82% increase in passenger traffic (the highest in the country for that year). The Airport is one of the 35 non-metro airports recently modernised by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Swami Vivekananda International Airport was inaugurated on 7 November 2012 by President Pranab Mukherjee, This Airport is consider as best Airport of the Country in Non-Metro Category’ for the year 2013 by the Union Tourism Ministry.
Swami Vivekananda International Airport is ranked number 1 in overall customer satisfaction (July-Dec 2014) in Non-Metro Category.and get a score of 4.75 on a scale of 5.00, the airport topped the list of 10 best non-metro airports in the country operated by Airports Authority of India (AAI).
This airport has 2 aero-bridges in new terminal , 20 check-in counters, 2 x-ray luggage machines, 3 security check points and 3 conveyor belts for luggage. The building is designed to handle 700 passengers including 200 international flyers at a time.