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 AirportCityState
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International AirportKolkataWest Bengal
Lal Bahadur Shastri International AirportVaranasiUttar Pradesh
Chaudhary Charan Singh AirportLucknowUttar Pradesh
Tiruchirapalli International AirportTiruchirappalliTamil Nadu
Civil AerodromeCoimbatoreTamil Nadu
Chennai International AirportChennaiTamil Nadu
Jaipur International AirportJaipurRajasthan
Zaruki International AirportShillongMeghalaya
Pune AirportPuneMaharashtra
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International AirportNagpurMaharashtra
Chhatrapati Shivaji International AirportMumbaiMaharashtra
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar AirportIndoreMadhya Pradesh
Raja Bhoj AirportBhopalMadhya Pradesh
Trivandrum International AirportThiruvananthapuramKerala
Calicut International AirportKozhikodeKerala
Cochin International AirportKochiKerala
Mangalore AirportMangaloreKarnataka
Kempegowda International AirportBengaluruKarnataka
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportAhmedabadGujarat
Veer Savarkar International AirportPort BlairAndaman and the Nicobar Islands
Indira Gandhi International AirportNew DelhiDelhi
Gaya AirportGayaBihar
Biju Patnaik International AirportBhubaneshwarOdisha
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International AirportGuwahatiAssam
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International AirportAmritsarPunjab
Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHyderabadTelangana

Key people of Airports Authority of India

CHAIRMANGURUPRASAD MOHAPATRA
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATIONBS BHULLAR
JOINT SECRETARYARUN 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.

About the author

Sainath Nuvvula

Sainath Nuvvula is a Digital Marketing Expert and Consultant from Bangalore, India. He is a big thinker and a Tech Enthusiast. Can ring him @ +91 - 9535745456

1 Comment

Leave a Comment