Domestic & International Airports In India List

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is the body that manages international airports in India and domestic airports in India. The Airports Authority of India is responsible for establishing, modernizing, maintaining, and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India.

India has become one of the most popular travel destinations for tourists from all over the world. The country’s thriving tourism industry depends on air connectivity. International airports operating in India connect various major cities of the country to important urban centers in the majority of the continents.

International Airports in India

The table below mentions the list of international airports in India along with the airport code assigned by the International Air Transport Association – IATA and the type of airports or the purpose for which they are used.

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All the international airports in India, which serve as its gateways to the rest of the world are listed in the table below:

International Airport Name & CodeInternational Airport LocationType/Purpose
Bagdogra International Airport – IXBSiliguri, West BengalCommercial Airport
Biju Patnaik International Airport – BBIBhubaneswar, OdishaCommercial Airport
Calicut International Airport – CCJCalicut, KeralaCommercial Airport
Chandigarh International Airport – IXCChandigarhCivil Enclave (RestrictedInternational Flights, Customs)
Chennai International Airport – MAAChennai, Tamil NaduCommercial Airport
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport – LKOLucknow, Uttar PradeshCommercial Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – BOMMumbai, MaharashtraCommercial Airport
Cochin International Airport – COKKochi, KeralaCommercial Airport
Coimbatore International Airport – CJBCoimbatore, Tamil NaduCommercial Airport
Dabolim Airport – GOIGoaCivil Enclave
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport – IDRIndore, Madhya PradeshCommercial Airport
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport – NAGNagpur, MaharashtraCommercial Airport
Imphal International Airport – IMFImphal, ManipurCommercial Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport – DELDelhiCommercial Airport
Jaipur International Airport – JAIJaipur, RajasthanCommercial Airport
Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport – PATPatna, BiharCommercial (RestrictedInternational Flights, Customs)
Kannur International Airport – CNNKannur, KeralaCommercial Airport
Kempegowda International Airport – BLRBangalore, KarnatakaCommercial Airport
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport – VNSVaranasi, Uttar PradeshCommercial Airport
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport – GAUGuwahati, AssamCivil Enclave
Madurai Airport – IXMMadurai, Tamil NaduCustoms, Commercial
Mangalore International Airport – IXEMangalore, KarnatakaCommercial Airport
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – CCUKolkata, West BengalCommercial Airport
Pune Airport – PNQPune, MaharashtraCivil Enclave
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – HYDHyderabad, TelanganaCommercial Airport
Sheikhul Aalam International Airport – SXRSrinagar, Jammu and KashmirCivil Enclave
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport – ATQAmritsar, PunjabCommercial Airport
Surat International Airport – STVSurat, GujaratCommercial Airport
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport – TRVThiruvananthapuram, KeralaCommercial Airport
Tiruchirappalli International Airport – TRZTiruchirappalli, Tamil NaduCommercial Airport
Visakhapatnam International Airport – VTZVisakhapatnam, Andhra PradeshCivil Enclave

Important Points of International Airports in India

  • There are 34 international airports operating in India.
  • Calicut International Airport in Kerala has recently been added to the list of international airports in India.
  • Juhu Airport, Mumbai is the first and oldest airport in India established in 1928
  • Kushok Bakula Rimpoche, Ladakh is the 23rd commercial airport in the world with an elevation of 3256 meters.
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport is the largest international airport built on an area of 5,495 acres. It is also the busiest airport in India followed by Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
  • Trichy Airport is the smallest airport in India.
  • Cochin International Airport, Kerala is the first international airport in India developed under the public-private partnership model.
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Domestic Airports in India

Although the number of questions about Domestic Airports in India asked in the exams is relatively low, it is recommended that every aspirant should be aware of the important list of Domestic Airports in India. For competitive exams, you should be aware of the names of all the domestic airports in India.

Below is the list of national airports in India at the State-wise.

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AirportState/UTCity LocatedRoleIATA Code
Veer Savarkar International AirportAndaman and Nicobar IslandsPort BlairCivil EnclaveIXZ
Kadapa AirportAndhra PradeshKadapaCommercialCDP
Vijayawada AirportVijayawadaCommercialVGA
Rajahmundry AirportRajahmundryCommercialRJA
Tirupati AirportTirupatiCommercialTIR
Pasighat AirportArunachal PradeshPasighatCivil EnclaveIXT
Gaya AirportBiharGayaCustoms, CommercialGAY
Ambikapur AirportChhattisgarhAmbikapurCommercial
Bilaspur AirportBilaspurFlying SchoolPAB
Swami Vivekananda AirportRaipurCommercialRPR
Diu AirportDaman and DiuDiuCommercialDIU
Indira Gandhi International AirportDelhiNew DelhiCommercialDEL
Dibrugarh AirportAssamDibrugarhCommercialDIB
Jorhat AirportJorhatCivil EnclaveJRH
Lilabari AirportNorth LakhimpurCommercialIXI
Tezpur AirportTezpurDefenseTEZ
Silchar AirportSilcharCivil EnclaveIXS
Vadodara AirportGujaratVadodaraCommercialBDQ
Bhuj AirportBHUJCivil EnclaveBHJ
Kandla AirportKandlaCommercialIXY
Jamnagar AirportJamnagarCivil EnclaveJGA
Porbandar AirportPorbandarCommercialPBD
Rajkot AirportRajkotCommercialRAJ
Bhavnagar AirportBhavnagarCommercialBHU
Karnal AirportHaryanaKarnalFlying School
Hisar AirportHisarCommercialHSS
Kangra AirportHimachal PradeshKangraCommercialDHM
Kullu-Manali AirportKulluCommercialKUU
Shimla AirportShimlaCommercialSLV
Jammu AirportJammu & KashmirJammuCivil EnclaveIXJ
Bokaro AirportJharkhandBokaroCommercialBKR
Sonari AirportJamshedpurCommercialIXW
Birsa Munda AirportRanchiCommercialIXR
Bellary AirportKarnatakaBellaryCommercialBEP
Jakkur AirfieldBengaluruFlying School
Belgaum AirportBelgaumCommercialIXG
Mysore AirportMysoreCommercialMYQ
Gulbarga AirportKalaburagiCommercial GBI
Hubli AirportHubliCommercialHBX
Kollam AirportKeralaKollamClosed
Agatti AirportLakshadweepAgattiCommercialAGX
Khajuraho AirportMadhya PradeshKhajurahoCommercialHJR
Satna AirportSatnaCommercialTNI
Jabalpur AirportJabalpurCommercialJLR
Raja Bhoj AirportBhopalCommercialBHO
Gwalior AirportGwaliorCommercialGWL
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar AirportIndoreCommercialIDR
Shirdi AirportMaharashtraShirdiCommercialSAG
Nashik AirportNashikCommercialISK
Yavatmal AirportYavatmalGeneral AviationYTL
Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji AirportNandedCommercialNDC
Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj AirportKolhapurCommercialKLH
Juhu AerodromeMumbaiGeneral Aviation__
Aurangabad AirportAurangabadCommercialIXU
Solapur AirportSolapurGeneral AviationSSL
Jalgaon AirportJalgaonCommercialJLG
Akola AirportAkolaGeneral AviationAKD
Shillong AirportMeghalayaShillongCommercialSHL
Lengpui AirportMizoramAizawlCommercialAJL
Dimapur AirportNagalandDimapurCommercialDMU
Veer Surendra Sai AirportOdishaJharsugudaCommercialJSA
Jeypore AirportJeypore PYB
Puducherry AirportPuducherryPondicherryCommercialPNY
Bathinda AirportPunjabBathindaCivil EnclaveBUP
Pathankot AirportPathankotCivil EnclaveIXP
Sahnewal AirportLudhianaCommercialLUH
Patiala AirportPatiala
Adampur AirportJalandharCivil EnclaveAIP
Nal AirportRajasthanBikanerCivil EnclaveBKB
Kota AirportKotaKTU
Kishangarh AirportAjmerCommercialKQH
Jodhpur AirportJodhpurCivil EnclaveJDH
Maharana Pratap AirportUdaipurCommercialUDR
Jaisalmer AirportJaisalmerCivil EnclaveJSA
Pakyong AirportSikkimGangtokCommercialPYG
Thoothukudi AirportTamil NaduThoothukudiCommercialTCR
Salem AirportSalemCommercialSXV
Nadirgul AirportTelanganaHyderabadFlying School
Begumpet AirportHyderabadFlying school
Maharaja Bir Bikram AirportTripuraAgartalaCommercialIXA
Kanpur AirportUttar PradeshKanpurCivil enclaveKNU
Hindon AirportGhaziabadCivil EnclaveHDX
Agra Air Force StationAgraCivil EnclaveAGR
Gorakhpur AirportGorakhpurCivil EnclaveGOP
Allahabad AirportAllahabadCivil EnclaveIXD
Jolly Grant AirportUttrakhandDehradunCommercialDED
Naini Saini AirportPithoragarhCommercialNNS
Pantnagar AirportPantnagarCommercialPGH
Balurghat AirportWest BengalBalurghatRGH
Kazi Nazrul Islam AirportAsansolCommercialRDP
Behala AirportBehalaHeliport
Cooch Behar AirportCooch BeharCOH
Panagarh AirportPanagarhAirbase

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Static GK of all States

Andhra PradeshArunachal PradeshAssamBihar
Himachal PradeshJharkhandKarnatakaKerala
Madhya PradeshMaharashtraManipurMeghalaya
RajasthanSikkimTamil NaduTelangana
TripuraUttar PradeshUttarakhandWest Bengal


How many international airports are there in India?

There are a total of 34 international airports in India.

How are international airports managed in India?

International airports in India are managed and maintained by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).

How many domestic airports are there in India?

103 Domestic Airports

Which state in India has the largest number of international airports?

Kerala has several international airports including Cochin, Calicut, and Trivandrum.

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