April 4, 2020
India Airports

How many airports are their in India?

India has a total of 125 airports.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages a total of 125 Airports, which includes

  • 12 International Airports (Kannur Airport Operational)

  • 81 Domestic Airports

  • 08 Customs Airports

  • 25 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields

India International Airports

International AirportAirport CodeCity
Chattrapathi Shivaji International AirportBOMMumbai (Bombay)
Bengaluru International AirportBLRBengaluru (Bangalore)
Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHYDHyderabad
Meenambarkkam International AirportMAAChennai (Madras)
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International AirportCCUKolkata (Culcutta)
Indira Gandhi International AirportDELNew Delhi
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportAMDAhmedabad
Goa International AirportGOIDabolim GOA
Pune International AirportPNQPune, Maharashtra
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International AirportGAUGuwahati, Assam
Chaudhary Charan Singh AirportLKOLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Jaipur International AirportJAIJaipur, Rajasthan
Biju Patnaik International AirportBBIBhubaneswar, Odisha
Jaya Prakash Narayan AirportPATPatna, Bihar
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International AirportIDRIndore, Madhya Pradesh
Coimbatore International AirportCJBCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Kerala Airports

Cochin International AirportCOKCochin (Kochi)
Thiruvananthapuram AirportTRVTrivandrum
Calicut International Airport (Karipur Airport)CCJKozhikode Airport
Kannur AirportCNNMattanur town in Kannur district

India Airport Categories

Airport CategoryDescription
CustomsAirports with Customs Checking and Clearance Facilities handling international flights but not elevated to International Airport status.
DefenceIndian Armed Forces Handled Airport : Indian Navy, Army, Airforce
DomesticHandles domestic flights
FutureProposed or Under Construction
InternationalHandles International Flights
PrivatePrivate airport or airfields

Role of Airports

Role Description
Civil enclaveCivil Enclaves in a Military Airport. Handles Commercial Flights
ClosedNo longer in operation for Commercial Flights
CommercialHandles Commercial flights
AirbaseMilitary Airbase (Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, Indian Army)
Flying SchoolAirport used to train commercial and/or fighter pilots

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