Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (IATA: VNS, ICAO: VEBN) is a public airport located at Babatpur, 26 km northwest of Varanasi. Formerly known as Varanasi Airport, it was officially renamed after Lal Bahadur Shastri in October 2005.
The airport was granted international status by the Union Cabinet on 4 October 2012. Keeping in mind the increasing traffic the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has directed government officials to submit a proposal for the acquisition of an additional 350 acres of land for its extension.
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