Solution: Tirupati airport is an international airport serving Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Renigunta, a suburb of Tirupati. It is 2.8 km away from National Highway 71, 16 km from Tirupati and 39 km from Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala. In 1993, then Prime Minister of India P. V. Narasimha Rao laid the foundation stone for a new terminal building, runway expansion and a radio tower at a cost of 1.4 million. The upgraded airport was opened for passenger traffic in 1999 by then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee.