Airports in India

Airports in India
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Major airports in India offer both domestic and overseas flights. The airport transportation network of the country effectively fulfills the needs of a large number of tourists and visitors who are arriving in the country from distant locations. The travel and tourism sector of the country is thriving at a rapid pace. This is making a significant contribution to the economic development of the country in a special way. The country is home to over 20 international airports and various national airports. Over 335 civilian airports in the country are there and they can be categorized into airports with concreted runways (250) and airports with caliche-topped runways (96).

The major airports in India include the following: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai, Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi, Calicut International Airport of Calicut, Begumpet Airport of Hyderabad, Cochin International Airport Limited of Cochin, Chennai International Airport of Chennai, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata, HAL Airport of Bangalore, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport of Ahmedabad, Raja Sansi International Airport of Amritsar and Trivandrum International Airport of Thiruvananthapuram.

List of Major Airports in India

Given below are the names of the major airports in India along with the names of the cities served by them and the category in which they fall, following are the categories:

Territory or State Name of Airport City Served Category
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair Customs
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Airport Visakhapatnam Customs
Assam Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Customs
Bihar Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport Patna Customs
  Gaya Airport Gaya Customs
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur Domestic
Daman and Diu Diu Airport Diu Domestic
Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi International
Goa Dabolim Airport Entire state International
Gujarat Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad International
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar Airport Srinagar Customs
  Jammu Airport Jammu Domestic
Jharkhand Birsa Munda Airport Ranchi Domestic
Karnataka Mangalore Airport Mangalore Customs
  Bengaluru International Airport (Kempegowda International Airport) Bengaluru International
Kerala Trivandrum International Airport Trivandrum International
  Cochin International Airport Cochin International
  Calicut International Airport Calicut International
Lakshadweep Agatti Aerodrome Agatti Domestic
Madhya Pradesh Raja Bhoj Airport Bhopal Customs
  Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport Indore Domestic
Maharashtra Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai International
  Pune Airport Pune Customs
  New Pune International Airport Pune Future
  Shirdi Airport Shirdi Future
  Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur Customs
Manipur Tulihal Airport Imphal Domestic
Meghalaya Shillong Airport Shillong Domestic
Mizoram Lengpui Airport Aizawl Domestic
Nagaland Dimapur Airport Dimapur Domestic
Odisha Patnaik Airport Bhubaneswar Domestic
Pondicherry Pondicherry Airport Pondicherry Domestic
Punjab Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Amritsar International
Rajasthan Jaipur International Airport Jaipur Customs
Sikkim Pakyong Airport Gangtok Future
Tamil Nadu Chennai International Airport Chennai International
  Tiruchirapalli International Airport Tiruchirapalli Customs
Telangana Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad International
Tripura Agartala Airport Agartala Domestic
Uttrakhand Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun Domestic
Uttar Pradesh Taj International Airport Greater Noida Future
  Varanasi Airport Varanasi Customs
  Amausi Airport Lucknow Customs
  Agra Air Force Station Agra Domestic
West Bengal Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata International
  Bagdogra Airport Siliguri Customs

Major International airports in India:

Indira Gandhi International Airport

The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main international airport situated in the NCR (National Capital Region). It is a public airport and is located in the south-west part of the city. The busiest airport of the country, it houses six terminals for serving the passengers. The airport has a capacity of managing over 46 million passengers. About 80 airlines operate from this airport. The airport functions as a hub for the following airlines: Air India Regional, Air India, GoAir, Blue Dart Aviation, Jagson Airlines, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, SpiceJet, and Kingfisher Airlines.

Airlines serving Indira Gandhi International Airport

Given below are the names of the airlines that serve Indira Gandhi International Airport: Aerosvit Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Arabia, Air France, Air China, Air India Express, Air India, Air Mauritius, Air India Regional, American Airlines, AirAsia X, Asiana Airlines, Ariana Afghan Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines, Druk Air, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, East Air, Etihad Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, GMG Airlines, Finnair, Gulf Air, GoAir, Jagson Airlines, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Japan Airlines, Kam Air, JetLite, KLM, Kingfisher Airlines, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait Airways, Mahan Air, Lufthansa, Nepal Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Philippine Airlines, Safi Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, SpiceJet, Thai AirAsia, Swiss International Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways International, United Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, and Uzbekistan Airways.

Chennai International Airport

Also named as Anna International Airport, the Chennai International Airport is the principal international airport in South India. The airport lies at Tirusalem near Chennai, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. There are three terminals in the airport - the Anna Terminal, the Kamaraj Terminal, and the Meenambakkam Terminal (for cargo). The airport serves as the hub for the following airlines: Air India Cargo, Air India, Jet Airways, Blue Dart Aviation, and Spicejet.

Airlines that serve Chennai International Airport

Given below is a list of the airlines serving the Chennai International Airport: Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air India, Air India Express, Air India Regional, Air Mauritius, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Jet Airways, JetLite, Kingfisher Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SpiceJet, Sri Lankan Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways International, and Tiger Airways.

Mumbai International Airport

The Mumbai International Airport has been renamed as the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It was previously known as the Sahar International Airport. The air transportation hub functions as the main international airport in the city of Mumbai. By tourist movement, the airport holds the rank of the second busiest airport in Southern Asia. There are four terminals at the airport. One terminal is at Sahar which handles overseas flights and one at Santa Cruz which handles domestic flights. In addition, there is a general aviation terminal and cargo terminal. Mumbai International Airport serves as the hub for the following airlines: Blue Dart Aviation, Air India, GoAir, Deccan360, Jet Airways, IndiGo, Kingfisher Airlines, JetLite, and SpiceJet. In terms of infrastructure, the airport is rated as the best airport in India.

Airlines that serve Mumbai International Airport

Given below are the names of the Airlines that serve Mumbai International Airport: Air China, Air Arabia, Air India, Air France, Air Mauritius, Air India Express, Austrian Airlines, All Nippon Airways, run by Air Nippon, Bangkok Airways, Bahrain Air, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Druk Air, Delta Air Lines, El Al, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, GoAir, Etihad Airways, IndiGo, Gulf Air, Jagson Airlines, Iran Air, JetLite, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Kenya Airways, Kuwait Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Lufthansa, Pakistan International Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Qantas, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Royal Jordanian, South African Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, SpiceJet, Thai Airways International, Swiss International Air Lines, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Yemenia.

Kolkata International Airport

The Kolkata International Airport has been renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. The airport is situated in Kolkata, the capital of the state of West Bengal. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport serves the metropolitan region of Greater Kolkata. Formerly it was known as Dum Dum Airport. The airport serves as the hub for the following airlines: Air India Regional, Air India, Deccan Aviation, Blue Dart Aviation, IndiGo, DTDS, JetLite, Jet Airways, Northeast Shuttles, Kingfisher Airlines, and SpiceJet.

Airlines serving Kolkata International Airport

Given below are the names of the airlines that serve the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport: Air India, Air India Express, AirAsia, Air India Regional, China Eastern Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, GMG Airlines, Druk Air, Emirates, IndiGo, GoAir, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, JetLite, Qatar Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, Thai Air Asia, SpiceJet, Thai Smile, Thai Airways International, and United Airways.