Shamshabad originally Shamsabad, is a Mandal of Ranga Reddy district in the state of Telangana, India. It is a suburb of the city of Hyderabad.In former times the area was known as Sedanti village, which was later renamed Shamsabad in reference to Shams-ul-Umra, the title bestowed upon "Abul Fateh Khan", Tegh Jung, Shams-ud-Daula, Shams-ul-Mulk and Shams-ul-Umrah . There was a time when the whole of the Shamsabad area were under the direct control of Paigah, including where the new airport has been built, the entire Shamsabad village was granted to Nawab Shams-ul-Umara Bahadur as a reward. Nawab Moin-ud-Daula Bahadur, a leading Paigah noble, built a country home on a hillock and race course in Shamsabad for his own. As happened with other locality names, Shamsabad too got corrupted and over the years came to be called Shamshabad.
There is a railway station at Shamshabad by the name Umdanagar, which is part of the South Central Railway, Indian Railways.
Shamshabad is located at 17.2603N 78.3969E. It has an average elevation of 574 metres .
Shamshabad boasts the brand-new Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, which commenced operations on March 23, 2008. The airport site totals 5,400-acre in the country, and extensive connectivity to/from the city. This multi-phased project is conceptualised on the lines of modular-expansion and has been developed to cater to over 7 million passengers a year in the first phase i.e. March 2008. It would be able to cater to over 50 million passengers a year in the final phase of development.
Many projects of Telangana Govt. are coming in and around Shamshabad Airport, including Fab City, Nano Tech Park, Hardware Park, and Textile Park. The airport is connected to Hitech City by the Outer Ring Road which makes it very convenient to international visitors visiting the Hitech city.
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