Kerala has three major airports - Cochin International Airport, Trivandrum International Airport, and Calicut International Airport. Here's a brief profile and history of each airport, as well as their respective websites:
Cochin International Airport: Cochin International Airport, also known as Nedumbassery Airport, is located in Kochi, Kerala. It is the largest airport in Kerala and the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic. The airport was established in 1999 and is operated by Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL). The airport has won several awards for its infrastructure and sustainability initiatives.
Trivandrum International Airport: Trivandrum International Airport, also known as Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It is the second busiest airport in Kerala and is operated by the Airports Authority of India. The airport was established in 1932 and was the first airport in Kerala. It has undergone several renovations and expansions over the years to accommodate increasing passenger traffic.
Calicut International Airport: Calicut International Airport, also known as Karipur Airport, is located in Karipur, Kerala. It is the third busiest airport in Kerala and is operated by the Airports Authority of India. The airport was established in 1988 and is a hub for Air India Express. It serves as a major gateway for passengers traveling to northern Kerala and the surrounding regions.
All three airports have modern facilities and offer a range of services to passengers, including dining options, duty-free shops, and lounges. Additionally, they offer excellent connectivity to domestic and international destinations, making Kerala an easily accessible and popular tourist destination.
Websites of AirPorts in Kerala and brief info regarding the Airports. Cochin International Airport, Trivandrum International Airport, Calicut Airport, Kannur International Airport are listed.
- Trivandrum International Airport : Info and website of Trivandrum International Airport
- Cochin International Airport Limited : Cochin International Airport Limited(CIAL) new website with passenger and flight information.
- Calicut International Airport : Link to Calicut International Airport at Karipur
- Kannur International Airport : Kannur International Airport will be a major catalyst for growth of tourism in Kerala, especially in north Kerala.