Nanded is a fast-growing city of Maharashtra and is considered a mini metro. This place has historical significance because of the presence of the Renukadevi Shaktipeetha Temple and Sufi Shrines. Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport, present here, is an important airport in the Marathwada region. Tourists should see the forts, mosques, temples, waterfalls, and others natural spots. Nanded houses some of the important industries such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, sugar, textiles, etc. Some other important commercial sectors include construction, banking, and insurance. The major cash crops of the region are banana and cotton. The most economic growth has come from hospitals and coaching classes present in the region. Nanded is also witnessing a real estate boom.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
The Nanded Airport has been recently upgraded. Some of the recent additions include new terminal complex, enhanced size and facility of apron, fueling station, essential firefighting services (including CAT V and CAT VI). Airport facilities available are aircraft fueling, night landing with navigational aids, aircraft parking, VIP Lounges, departure and arrival lounges, transit suites and snooze cabins, visitors' waiting area, cafeteria, car parking, bus/taxi services, etc. The most popular destinations by air from here are Nagpur, Mumbai, and Delhi. Twelve GoAir flights are available throughout the week. Taxis and rental cars are available from the airport. The bus stand and railway stations are also located nearby, approximately 3 km and 4 km from the airport, respectively.
More Information on Nanded
This place is spread over 80.76 sq km, having a population of 550,554. The languages spoken here are Marathi, Hindi, and English. The must-visit places in Nanded are:
- Nanded Fort
- Kandhar Fort
- Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
- Siddeshwara Temple
- Masjid of Biloli
- Kandhar Falls
- Shrikshetra Mahurgad
September to December is the best time to visit Nanded.