Nagpur Airport is also known as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. It is an international airport, which serves Nagpur, Maharashtra. It was in 2005, it was named as B R Ambedkar, who is known as the chief architect of the Indian constitution. As per information, the airport can handle around 4000 passengers per day. The airport covers an area of 1,460 acres and is also home to AFS Nagpur of Indian Air Force.
It was during the First World War (1917-18), the airport was commissioned. During the Second World War the airport was renovated. The project which completes the multi-load cargo facility in Nagpur Airport is known as MIHAN. The Nagpur airport was well known for its ‘Night Air Mail Service’. Four planes from Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta and Madras used to fly every night from with a bulk of mails and after exchanging mails with Nagpur, they used to return in the morning.