Maharashtra Transport System Notes: Highways, Railway & Airport in Maharashtra Download PDF

By Ganesh Mankar|Updated : March 11th, 2022

Maharashtra state is among the highest developing economic regions of India. The state is endowed with fertile land and suitable climate conditions, making living conditions favourable to others. Rail, Road, Air even Sea transport also available from all major cities and easily approached to any places of the country. In this article, we will study the Maharashtra Transport system for all upcoming MPSC exams.

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Maharashtra Transport System

Transport systems have long furnished one cornerstone in the structure of a metropolitan area as seaports prompted commercial zones nearby and rail stations developed passenger and freight-handling facilities. The Transport system in Maharashtra primarily consists of Roadways, Railways, Airways and waterways. 

Maharashtra Air-Transport System

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The Maharashtra state has four international airports and two domestic airports. Mumbai has Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, the busiest and best-connected international airport in the country and is connected with most of the important destinations of the world. Apart from Mumbai, major cities like Pune, Aurangabad and Nagpur also served international flights.

Below is a list of airports in Maharashtra:

Airport Name

City Served

Category

Aamby Valley Airstrip

Aamby Valley City

Private

Akola Airport

Akola

General Aviation

Amravati Airport

Amravati

General Aviation

Aurangabad Airport

Aurangabad

Domestic

Baramati Airport

Baramati

Flying School

Chandrapur Airport

Chandrapur

General Aviation

Dhule Airport

Dhule

Flying School

Gondia Airport

Gondia

Flying School

Jalgaon Airport

Jalgaon

General Aviation

Karad Airport

Karad

Flying School

Kolhapur Airport

Kolhapur

General Aviation

Latur Airport

Latur

General Aviation

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai

International

Juhu Aerodrome

Juhu

General Aviation

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport

Nagpur

International

Nanded Airport

Nanded

Domestic

Gandhinagar Airport

Nashik

General Aviation

Ozar Airport

Nashik

Defence

Osmanabad Airport

Osmanabad

General Aviation

Hadapsar Airport

Pune

Flying School

Pune International Airport

Pune

International / Defence

Ratnagiri Airport

Ratnagiri

Defence

Shirpur Airstrip

Shirpur

Private

Solapur Airport

Solapur

General Aviation

Yavatmal Airport

Yavatmal

General Aviation

Maharashtra Rail Transport System

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Mumbai is the centre point of the railway network in Maharashtra, owning three major railway stations and the headquarters of two Railway Zones in India. The capital city is connected to most of the important cities of India by railways. Rail transport is supported by Central railways with Konkan railways in coastal areas. Many significant tourist spots in the state are connected to Mumbai by regular trains. The other cities and district headquarters of the state are also well connected by trains.

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