List of all International Airports of India

The Airports in India is an important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided the list of all International Airports of India.
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International Airports in India
International Airports in India

Airports in India are managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) while the Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. 

There are 464 airports/airstrips in India, out of which AAI manages a total of 137 airports which include 24 International airports (3 Civil Enclaves), 10 Customs airports (4 Civil Enclaves) and 103 Domestic airports (23 Civil Enclaves), as per the Airports Authority of India website.

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) provides Air Traffic Management Services (ATMS) over the entire Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas with ground installations at all Airports and 25 other locations to ensure the safety of Aircraft operations.

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List of International Airports of India: 

S.N.

Name of the Airport

City/ State

1.

 Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Hyderabad, Telangana

2.

 Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport

Amritsar, Punjab

3.

 Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

Guwahati, Assam

4.

 Biju Patnaik International Airport

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

5.

 Gaya Airport

Gaya, Bihar

6.

 Indira Gandhi International Airport

New Delhi, Delhi

7.

 Veer Savarkar International Airport

Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

8.

 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

9.

 Kempegowda International Airport

Bengaluru, Karnataka

10.

Mangalore International Airport

Mangalore, Karnataka

11.

 Cochin International Airport

Kochi, Kerala

12.

Calicut International Airport

Kozhikode, Kerala

13.

Trivandrum International Airport

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

14.

 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

Mumbai, Maharashtra

15.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport

Nagpur, Maharashtra

16.

Jaipur International Airport

Jaipur, Rajasthan

17.

Chennai International Airport

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

18.

Tiruchirappalli International Airport

Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

19.

Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

20.

 Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

21.

 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

Kolkata, West Bengal

22.

Kannur International Airport

Kannur, Kerala

23.

Surat Airport

Surat, Gujarat

24.

Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

25.

Dabolim Airport

Dabolim, Goa

26.

Coimbatore International Airport

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

27.

Sheikh ul-Aalam International Airport

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

28.

Imphal International Airport

Imphal, Manipur

29.

Madurai Airport 

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

30.

Bagdogra International Airport

Siliguri, West Bengal

31.

Mangalore International Airport

Mangalore, Karnataka

32.

Chandigarh International Airport

Chandigarh

33.

Nashik Airport

Nashik, Maharashtra

34.

Vadodara Airport

Vadodara, Gujarat

Classification of Airports:

1- International Airports: These are declared as international airports and are available for scheduled international operations by Indian and foreign carriers.

2- Custom Airports: These airports have custom and immigration facilities for limited international operations by national carriers and for foreign tourist and cargo charter flights. 

3- Domestic Airports: All other airports are covered in this category.

4- Civil Enclaves in Defence Airport: There are 26 civil enclaves in Defence Airfields.

Do you know?

1- Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport tops the list of the busiest airports in India in terms of the passenger traffic and cargo movements during the financial year 2017-18.

2- In 2017, IGI Airport has been ranked as the 16th busiest in the world and occupied the 7th place among the busiest airports in Asia in terms of passenger traffic. The Airports Authority of India is planning to increase the capacity of the airport to manage 100 million passengers by 2030.

3- Cochin International Airport in Kerala is the first international airport in India developed under Public-Private Partnership Model.

4- There are a total of 34 International airports in India. 

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FAQ

Which is the highest commercial airport in India?

Kushok Bakula Rimpochee, Ladhak is the 23rd highest commercial airport in the world and is the highest in the country at 3256 meters.

Which is the first and oldest airport in India?

Juhu Aerodrome in Mumbai, founded in 1928, is the first and oldest airport in India.

Which is the cleanest airport in India?

Madurai Airport is regarded as the cleanest airport in India.

Which Indian state has the highest number of International Airports in India?

Kerala with 4 International Airports tops the list of the highest number of International Airports in the country.

How many International Airports are there in India?

At present, there are 34 International Airports which are operational in India.

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