Traveling by air is very enjoyable but for some people, it can be a little strange and scary in the beginning. But before traveling on an airplane to foreign countries, you have to wait at the airport due to checking, etc. Sometimes these waits also have to be done due to the delay in air travel. So you might have to sit for hours. For this reason, in today’s list, we have brought to you information about such airports located in India, which provide international air services as well as other great facilities.
We love traveling and airports connect us with the world. Here we have listed some of the famous airports in India. They are architectural marvels and well-equipped with state-of-the-art customer-centric technology. Some of them are, in fact, packed with the amenities of global standards. These airports are set in the picturesque backdrop of high-tech cities, nature, greenery, and even mountains. They cater to millions of air travelers on a daily basis. All these airports are managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) whereas the Ministry of Civil Aviation creates and maintains the complete civil aviation infrastructure in the country. The AAI also provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over the Indian airspace and ensures the safety of Airline operations. With airfare getting affordable now, many new airports are also getting erected in various parts of the country. The national and international air connectivity is also increasing and that makes air travelers the ultimate winners.
Ahmedabad International Airport
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPIA) is an international airport serving the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India. The airport is located in Hansol, 9 km (5.6 mi) north of central Ahmedabad. It is named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the 1st Deputy Prime Minister...Read More
Anna International Airport
Chennai International Airport is an international airport serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and its metropolitan area. It is located in Tirusulam, 21 km (13 mi) from the city centre. Chennai International Airport is the third busiest in international traffic and cargo capacity in the...Read More
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. It is the second busiest airport in the country in terms of total and international passenger traffic after Delhi,...Read More
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport is an airport located in the city of Delhi, India that serves as the international aviation hub of the Indian capital of New Delhi as well as the rest of northern India. The airport, spread over an area of 5,106 acres (2,066 ha), is situated in Palam, 15 km (9.3...Read More
Bengaluru International Airport
Kempegowda International Airport is an international airport serving Bangalore, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, in the Southern part of India. Spread over 4,000 acres (1,600 ha), it is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the city near the suburb of Devanahalli. It is owned and...Read More
Kolkata International Airport
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (IATA: CCU, ICAO: VECC) is an international airport located in Dum Dum, West Bengal, India, serving the Kolkata metropolitan area. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city centre. The airport is locally known as Kolkata Airport...Read More
Jaipur International Airport
Jaipur International Airport (IATA: JAI, ICAO: VIJP) is the primary airport serving Jaipur, the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Jaipur International Airport has been declared as the World’s Best Airport in the category of 2 to 5 million passengers per annum for 2015 & 2016 according...Read More
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international airport that serves Hyderabad, the capital of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Shamshabad, about 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of Hyderabad. It was opened on 23 March 2008 to replace Begumpet Airport. It is named after Rajiv Gandhi,...Read More
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport
Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport (IATA: ATQ, ICAO: VIAR) is an international airport about 11 kilometres (7 mi) northwest of the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It is named after Guru Ram Das, the fourth Sikh Guru and the founder of Amritsar city. Amritsar Airport is the largest and busiest...Read More
Goa International Airport
Dabolim Airport is the sole international airport in Goa. It is operated by the Airports Authority of India as a civil enclave in an Indian Navy naval airbase named INS Hansa. The airport is located in Dabolim, 4 kilometers from the nearest city Vasco da Gama, 23 kilometers from Margao, and about...Read More
Veer Savarkar International Airport
Veer Savarkar International Airport, also known as Port Blair Airport (IATA: IXZ, ICAO: VOPB), is a customs airport located 2 km (1.2 mi) south of Port Blair and is the main airport of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. Originally known as “Port Blair Airport”, it was renamed in...Read More
Gaya Airport, also known as Bodhgaya Airport, (IATA: GAY, ICAO: VEGY) is an international airport serving Gaya, Bihar, India. This airport is 12 kilometres south-west of Gaya and 5 kilometres away from the temple city of Bodhgaya which is Gautama Buddha’s place of enlightenment. The...Read More
Visakhapatnam Airport (IATA: VTZ, ICAO: VOVZ) is a customs airport in Visakhapatnam, India. It also operates as a civil enclave on an Indian Navy airbase named INS Dega. It lies between the city localities of NAD X Road and Gajuwaka. The airport has experienced significant growth since the beginning of the 21st century, with the construction of a new terminal and runway and the commencing of international flights. The airport covers an area of 350 acres.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (IATA: NAG, ICAO: VANP) is an international airport serving the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. The airport is located at Sonegaon, 8 km (5 mi) South-West of Nagpur. The airport covers an area of 1355 acres (548 hectares). In 2005, it was named after...Read More
Birsa Munda Airport
Birsa Munda Airport (IATA: IXR, ICAO: VERC), also known as Ranchi Airport, is the primary airport serving the city of Ranchi, the capital city of the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is named after Indian tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda and is currently managed by Airports Authority of India. The...Read More
Coimbatore International Airport
Coimbatore International Airport (IATA: CJB, ICAO: VOCB) is the primary airport serving the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in the neighbourhood of Peelamedu, about 10 km (6.2 mi) from the center of the city. It is the 18th busiest airport in India for passengers handled, 18th...Read More
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport (IATA: IDR, ICAO: VAID) is an international airport that principally serves Indore and adjacent regions in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. It is the busiest airport in Central India and is located 8 km west of Indore. According to the statistics released...Read More
Biju Patnaik Airport
Biju Patnaik Airport (IATA: BBI, ICAO: VEBS), also known as the Bhubaneswar Airport, is the primary airport serving Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha. It is situated around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-west from Bhubaneswar railway station and 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) away from the city center....Read More
Imphal Airport (IATA: IMF, ICAO: VEIM) is a domestic airport located 7 km. south of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state in India. It is the third busiest airport in northeastern India after the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport and Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport.
Tiruchirappalli International Airport
Tiruchirappalli International Airport is an international airport serving Tiruchirappalli in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located on National Highway 336, about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of the city centre . As of FY 2019-20 it is 31st busiest airport in India for passengers handled and 34th busiest...Read More
Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport
Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport (IATA: LKO, ICAO: VILK) is an international airport serving Lucknow, the capital of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated in the Amausi area of the city, and was earlier known as Amausi Airport. It was later renamed in 2008 after Chaudhary Charan Singh, the fifth prime minister of India.
Pune Airport, (IATA: PNQ, ICAO: VAPO) is located approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) northeast of the historic centre of Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. The airport is a civil enclave operated by the Airports Authority of India at the western side of Lohagaon Air Force Station of the Indian Air...Read More
Vijayawada Airport (IATA: VGA, ICAO: VOBZ) is an international airport serving Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. The airport has been granted to operate international flights, however currently there are no scheduled international flights. The airport is located at Gannavaram in Vijayawada, where National Highway 16 connecting Chennai to Kolkata passes through.
Vadodara Airport, (IATA: BDQ, ICAO: VABO) is a Domestic airport located in the northeast of Vadodara, Gujarat, India in the suburb of Harni. It is the 3rd busiest airport in Gujarat after Ahmedabad and Surat in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movement.
Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport (IATA: SXR, ICAO: VISR) also known as Srinagar Airport or Budgam Airbase is a military airbase that serves Srinagar, the summer capital of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is owned by the Indian Air Force, and the Airports Authority...Read More
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport (IATA: GAU, ICAO: VEGT), also known as Guwahati Airport and formerly as ‘Borjhar Airport’, is the primary airport of the North-Eastern states of India. It is the 11th busiest airport in India. It is located at Borjhar, 26 km (16 mi) from Dispur,...Read More
Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (IATA: VNS, ICAO: VEBN) is an international airport located at Babatpur, 26 km (16 mi) northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Formerly known as Varanasi Airport, it was officially renamed after Lal Bahadur Shastri, the 2nd Prime Minister of India, in October 2005....Read More
Surat Airport (IATA: STV, ICAO: VASU) is a customs airport located in Magdalla, Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat with a total area of 770 acres (312 ha). It is the second busiest airport in Gujarat after Ahmedabad in terms of both aircraft movements and passenger traffic. It was awarded the custom notified status on 9 June 2018. It is also home to a flying training school.
Cochin International Airport
Cochin International Airport (IATA: COK, ICAO: VOCI) is an international airport serving the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala, India. Located at Nedumbassery, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the city, Cochin International Airport is first of its kind which is developed under a public-private partnership (PPP) model in India. This project was funded by nearly 10,000 non-resident Indians from 30 countries.
Bagdogra Airport, (IATA: IXB, ICAO: VEBD) is a domestic airport located at the western part of the city Siliguri, the city which the airport serves, at Bagdogra area in Siliguri in northern West Bengal, India. It is operated as a civil enclave at AFS Bagdogra of the Indian Air Force. It is also the...Read More
Mangalore International Airport
Mangalore International Airport (IATA: IXE, ICAO: VOML), is an international airport serving the coastal city of Mangalore, India. It is one of the two international airports in Karnataka, the other being Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore. Mangalore International Airport is the second busiest...Read More
Trivandrum International Airport
Trivandrum International Airport (IATA: TRV, ICAO: VOTV) is an international airport which serves the city of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India. Established in 1932, it is the first airport in the state of Kerala. It is the fifth international airport of India officially declared by then Prime Minister of India, V. P. Singh in 1991. It is Secondary Hub of Air India Express and focus city for Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet. It is one of the four airports in Kerala.
Calicut International Airport
Karipur International Airport (IATA: CCJ, ICAO: VOCL), also known as Calicut Airport, is an international airport located in Karipur, Malappuram district of Kerala, India. It serves the Malabar region of Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Palakkad. It is situated 28 kilometres away from Kozhikode...Read More
Kannur International Airport
Kannur International Airport (IATA: CNN, ICAO: VOKN) is serving the North Malabar region of Kerala, Kodagu and Mysore districts of Karnataka and Mahé district of Puducherry in India. It is located 28 km (17 mi) east of Kannur town, and 24 km (15 mi) east of Thalassery town, near the municipality...Read More