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Airports in India – The Airport Authority of India is the apex body that manages both the International Airports in India as well as Domestic Airports in India. It manages a total of 137 Airports. These include 103 Domestic Airports, 24 International Airports, and 10 Customs Airports. AAI also provides air navigation services over 2.8 million square nautical miles of air space. AAI is responsible for creating, maintaining, upgrading, and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India and works under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Know more about the Airport Authority of India in the given link.

The list of International Airports in India, Domestic airports in India is important for the competitive exams. Many times, the name of an airport is given and the state in which it is situated is asked. So here in this blog you can find a complete updated list of International and Domestic Airports in India. Let us know more about it.

International and Domestic Airports in India 2023 [Updated]

International Airports in India List 2023

Here is a complete updated list of International airports in India.

International Airport Name & CodeCodeLocationType/Purpose
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport BOMMumbai, MaharashtraCommercial Airport
Kempegowda International Airport BLRBangalore, KarnatakaCommercial Airport
Chennai International Airport MAAChennai, Tamil NaduCommercial Airport
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International AirportCCUKolkata, West BengalCommercial Airport
Chaudhary Charan Singh International AirportLKOLucknow, Uttar PradeshCommercial Airport
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport ATQAmritsar, PunjabCommercial Airport
Visakhapatnam International AirportVTZVisakhapatnam, Andhra PradeshCivil Enclave
Kannur International Airport CNNKannur, KeralaCommercial Airport
Surat International AirportSTVSurat, GujaratCommercial Airport
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport IDRIndore, Madhya PradeshCommercial Airport
Cochin International Airport COKKochi, KeralaCommercial Airport
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport AMDAhmedabad, GujaratCommercial Airport
Indira Gandhi International AirportDELDelhiCommercial Airport
Dabolim Airport GOIGoaCivil Enclave
Pune Airport – PNQPNQPune, MaharashtraCivil Enclave
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport – TRVTRVThiruvananthapuram, KeralaCommercial  Airport
Coimbatore International Airport – CJBCJBCoimbatore, Tamil NaduCommercial  Airport
Calicut International Airport CCJCalicut, KeralaCommercial  Airport
Biju Patnaik International AirportBBIBhubaneswar, OdishaCommercial  Airport
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport GAUGuwahati, AssamCivil Enclave
Lal Bahadur Shastri International AirportVNSVaranasi, Uttar PradeshCommercial Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHYDHyderabad, TelanganaCommercial Airport
Tiruchirappalli International AirportTRZTiruchirappalli, Tamil NaduCommercial Airport
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport – NAGNAGNagpur, MaharashtraCommercial Airport
Sheikhul Aalam International Airport SXRSrinagar, Jammu and KashmirCivil Enclave
Imphal International Airport IMFImphal, ManipurCommercial Airport
Jaipur International Airport JAIJaipur, RajasthanCommercial Airport
Madurai AirportIXMMadurai, Tamil NaduCustoms, Commercial
Bagdogra International AirportIXBSiliguri, West BengalCommercial Airport
Jay Prakash Narayan International AirportPATPatna, BiharCommercial (Restricted International Flights, Customs)
Mangalore International AirportIXEMangalore, KarnatakaCommercial Airport
Chandigarh International Airport IXCChandigarhCivil Enclave (Restricted International Flights, Customs)

10 Major International Airports in India

The following are the 10 major international airports of India according to the number of airlines they cater and the number of destinations accessible.

Sl NoAirport NameAirport CodeAirport LocationState
1Indira Gandhi International AirportDELDelhiDelhi
2Chhatrapati Shivaji International AirportBOMMumbaiMaharashtra
3Chennai International AirportMAAChennaiTamil Nadu
4Kempagowda International AirportBLRBengaluruKarnataka
5Cochin International AirportCOKKochiKerala
6Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHYDHyderabadAndhra Pradesh
7Trivandrum International AirportTRVThiruvananthapuramKerala
8Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International AirportCCUKolkataWest Bengal
9Calicut International AirportCCJCalicutKerala
10Dabolim AirportGOIVasco da GamaGoa

International Airports in India – Important Things to Note

  • The largest airport in India is Indira Gandhi International Airport.
  • The first airport in India to be developed under the Public-Private Partnership model is Cochin International Airport located in Kochi, Kerala.
  • The oldest airport in India is Juhu Aerodrome in Mumbai, founded in 1928.
  • The highest airport in India is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee at 3256m. It is located in Ladhak and is the 23rd-highest commercial airport in the world.

Domestic Airports in India List 2023

The following is a state-wise list of domestic airports in India.

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 AirportTezpurDefenceTEZ
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 AirportKalaburagiCommercialGBI
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 AirportJeyporePYB
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

International Airports and Domestic Airports in India: Questions asked in various competitive exams

Question : Pakyong Airport is located at which city?
Answer : Gangtok

Question : Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is situated at
Answer : Hyderabad

Question : Jolly Grant Airport is located in which city
Answer : Dehradun

Question : Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport is situated at
Answer : Varanasi

Question : Lengpui Airport is located in state of
Answer : Mizoram

Question : Where is Indira Gandhi International Airport situated?
Answer : New Delhi

Question : Which is the smallest airport (shortest runway length) in India?
Answer : Trichy Airport

Question : Which Airport in India is adjudged to be the cleanest and safest airport?
Answer : Madurai Airport

Question : How many International Airports are operational in India?
Answer : 34

Privately Managed Airports in India

  1. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata
  2. Chennai International Airport, Chennai
  3. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
  4. Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad
  5. Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar
  6. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati
  7. Goa International Airport (Civil Enclave)
  8. Srinagar International Airport, Srinagar (Civil Enclave)
  9. Jaipur International Airport
  10. Kozhikode Airport, Calicut
  11. Veer Savarkar International Airport (Civil Enclave), Port Blair, A&N Islands (UT)
  12. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
  13. Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
  14. GMR Hyderabad International Airport, Hyderabad
  15. Bangalore International Airport Limited, Bengaluru
  16. Cochin International Airport, Kochi (Private)  
  17. Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur (Maharashtra)

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