Shirdi International Airport is located at Kakadi village, about 14 km South-west of the town of Shirdi in Maharashtra, India. It is the fourth busiest airport in the state after Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. The airport, spread over 400 hectares, is owned by the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) and was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on 1 October 2017.  The first flight from Shirdi Airport was flagged off to Mumbai, by the President. And, this flight was operated by Air India’s state-run airline, which is popular by the name of Air Alliance.
The airport is equipped with a runway 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) in length. The terminal covers 2,750 square metres (29,600 sq ft) and has a capacity for 500 passengers daily. In July 2019, the state government gave approvals for the extension of the runway from 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) to 3,200 metres (10,500 ft), construction of a new terminal building to increase hourly passenger capacity from 300 per hour to 1000 per hour and operationalization of night-landing facilities at the airport. The work is expected to be completed in Eighteen months. A DVOR system was installed at the airport in September 2019 to enable aircraft to land at the airport in low visibility.