Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport or Nagpur Airport is located 8 kilometers South West of Nagpur City in Maharashtra. This airport is named after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, one of the architects of the Indian Constitution. The airport also serves as an air force station for the Indian Air Force and as a training ground for the Nagpur Flying Club. Nagpur Airport was commissioned for the Great Britain’s Royal Air Force during the First World War. It covers around 1,460 acres of land and features a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility built by U.S. based aircraft manufacturing firm Boeing. The airport received a special AAI chairman's award for installing the Air Traffic Control (ATC) automation system “Indra” from the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation in 2012. It handled 134,961 domestic and international passengers in February 2016.
Nagpur, popularly called as the "Orange City", is located near River Nag. The city has many famous tourist attractions, such as Gavilgad Fort, Lonar Lake, Japanese Rose Garden, and Pench National Park. Sri Balaji and Sri Kartikeya Temple and Tadoba National Park are equally famous among tourists.
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