All about Gannavaram
Gannavaram is a town located near vijayawada at a distance of 24 kms.Having panchayat raj system and it is the center for many villages near to it having a three road junction joining the roads of vijayawada eluru and nuzvid . Vijayawada aerodrome is located at the out skirts of Gannavaram having daily flight to hyderabad at evening GANNAVARAM, Krishna: Gannavaram civil airport is getting ready to receive its first commercial flight after a gap of 13 years, as Vijayawada is set to be air-linked to Hyderabad and Bangalore. Air Deccan,
which is launching its regional air service between Hyderabad and Vijayawada, has announced the schedule of flights. But the launch itself has been delayed to either September 22 or 25. The launch is being delayed due to some administrative reasons, explained Air Deccan's senior commercial operations manager R Krishnaswami. Initially, flights will be operated in the evening. After mid-October, day flights would also be added. The runway at Begumpet is currently under repair because of which flight schedules during the day have been restricted, he pointed out. As per the schedule, there will be a flight from Begumpet (Hyderabad) airport everyday at 5.15 pm. It will arrive in Gannavaram (Vijayawada) airport at 6.05 pm. After a 15-minute halt, the flight will depart Gannavaram at 6.20 pm and arrive in Hyderabad at 7.10 pm. The same aircraft will fly to Bangalore after a 20-minute halt at Begumpet, Krishnaswami said. The one-way fare between Gannavaram and Hyderabad has been fixed at Rs 1,900 and between Gannavaram and Bangalore at Rs 4,000. The Hyderabad-Bangalore fare will be Rs 2,270. The 48-seater France-built aircraft will have one air hostess as per Directorate General of Civil Aviation norms. No food or snacks will be served on the flight. "Our intention is to ensure low-cost travel without any frills attached. At the same time, we will maintain highest safety and comfort levels," he said. Air Deccan, as part of its future expansion plans, would induct two more aircraft into its fleet by mid-October and launch operations on routes like Rajahmundry and Tirupati from Vijayawada. Tickets can be booked online at www.airdeccan.net or reserved on 98496-77008. Aerodrome Officer, Gannavaram Aerodrome 08676 252314 Aerodrome VIP Room 08676 252231 . A veterinary hospital is located on the sides of national highway (N.H-5).Gannavaram has its own assembly constituency and comes under machilipatnam parliament constituency . Recently prime minister Manmohan Singh visited gannavaram to see the Tsunami victims .The main occupation of the people of gannavaram is agriculture.most of the land is fertile land and main crop is paddy .The main canals are Eluru and Budemaeru .There are many small and big ponds in and around Gannavaram.A police station is located in the Nuzvid road and Gannavaram court and Gannavaram Mandal revenue office(M.R.O) is located in the same area adjacent to each other .Gannavaram is a peaceful town and with no violence and community fightings ,very good educational facilities .Gannavaram consists of many good schools.