International Airports in India – Complete List

International airports in India
List of International airports in India

International Airports in IndiaAirports in India are managed by Airports Authority of India (AAI). It works under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and it is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It provides Air traffic management (ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas.

Training Establishments of Airports Authority of India 

Airports Authority of India has four training establishments.

  • The Civil Aviation Training College (CATC) at Allahabad
  • National Institute of Aviation Management and Research (NIAMAR) at Delhi
  • Fire Training Centers (FTC) at Delhi & Kolkata.

AAI has undertaken GAGAN project in technological collaboration with Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO), where the satellite-based system will be used for navigation.

List of International Airports in India

Name of the Airport City State
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata West Bengal
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
Tiruchirapalli International Airport Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
Civil Aerodrome Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
Chennai International Airport Chennai Tamil Nadu
Jaipur International Airport Jaipur Rajasthan
Zaruki International Airport Shillong Meghalaya
Pune Airport Pune Maharashtra
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur Maharashtra
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai Maharashtra
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport Indore Madhya Pradesh
Raja Bhoj Airport Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Trivandrum International Airport Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Calicut International Airport Kozhikode Kerala
Cochin International Airport Kochi Kerala
Mangalore Airport Mangalore Karnataka
Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru Karnataka
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad Gujarat
Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair Andaman and the Nicobar Islands
Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi Delhi
Gaya Airport Gaya Bihar
Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneshwar Odisha
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Assam
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Amritsar Punjab
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad Telangana

Key people of Airports Authority of India

CHAIRMAN GURUPRASAD MOHAPATRA
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATION BS BHULLAR
JOINT SECRETARY ARUN KUMAR

Interesting Facts About Airports

  • The world’s largest airport by passenger movement is Heathrow Airport in London, U.K.
  • The world’s busiest airport by cargo movement is Chep Lak Kok International Airport in Hong Kong.
  • The world’s largest airport by traffic movement, that is passenger and cargo movement combined, is the Hartsfield – Jackson Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
  • The world’s remotest airport is Mataveri International Airport located on Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean, situated 3,559 km from the west coast of Chile.
  • The world’s highest airport is El Alto International Airport in Bolivia, which is situated at an elevation of 4,061 meters above sea level.
  • The world’s lowest airport is Atyrau International Airport in Kazakhstan, which is situated at an elevation of 22 meters below sea level.
  • La Paz, Bolivia is the World’s Highest Airport – 13,325 feet above sea level.

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