List of International Airports in India

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Nov 22, 2022, 10:17

Airports in India: One of the busiest countries in South and Southeast Asia, India has 487 airports, including military bases, flying schools, and airstrips. This number includes 35 international airports and 123 domestic airports, some of which cater to both military and civilian use. The total number of operational airports in India is 112.

The airports in India are managed by a governing body known as the Airport Authority of India. This body is specifically invested in managing India's commercial domestic and international airports. Find the complete list of domestic and international airports in India here.

Total Number of Airports in India

The total number of airports in India is 487. After the privatization of numerous airports around the country, the Airport Authority of India is bestowed with the responsibility of managing 137 airports, including 24 international airports, 103 domestic airports, and 10 customs airports.

The AAI is mainly responsible for the creation, maintenance, degradation, and management of the Indian civil aviation infrastructure and works under the Ministry of Civil Aviation supervision. Under the UDAN scheme, the Government is building airports in India in many smaller towns to enable access to aviation and promote better connectivity.

List of Airports in India

The details of all airports in India are shared here. There are several international and domestic airports in India, which are all managed by the AAI. Get the details of the airports, including the state in which they are located, their codes, and more.

International Airport in India

There are as many as 32 international airports in India. Here's a comprehensive list of 32 international airports in India, which are purportedly for commercial or civilian use.

International Airport in India

Sr. No.

Name and Codes of International Airports

Location

Type

1

BOM - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Commercial

2

BLR - Kempegowda International Airport

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Commercial

3

MAA- Chennai International Airport

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Commercial

4

CCU - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Kolkata, West Bengal

Commercial

5

LKO - Chowdhary Charan Singh International Airport

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Commercial

6

ATQ - Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport

Amritsar, Punjab

Commercial

7

VTZ- Visakhapatnam International Airport

Vizag, Andhra Pradesh

Civil Enclave

8

CNN - Kannur International Airport

Kannur, Kerala

Commercial

9

STV - Surat International Airport

Surat, Gujarat

Commercial

10

IDR - Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Commercial

11

COK - Cochin International Airport

Kochi, Kerala

Commercial

12

AMD - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Commercial

13

DEL - Indira Gandhi International Airport

New Delhi

Commercial

14

GOI - Dabolim Airport

Goa

Civil Enclave

15

PNQ - Pune Airport

Pune, Maharashtra

Civil Enclave

16

TRV - Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Commercial

17

CJB - Coimbatore International Airport

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Commercial

18

CCJ - Calicut International Airport

Calicut, Kerala

Commercial

19

BBI - Biju Patnaik International Airport

Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

Commercial

20

GAU - Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

Guwahati, Assam

Commercial

21

VNS - Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Commercial

22

HYD - Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Hyderabad, Telangana

Commercial

23

TRZ - Tiruchirapalli International Airport

Tiruchirapally, Tamil Nadu

Commercial

24

NAG - Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport

Nagpur, Maharashtra

Commercial

25

SXR - Sheikhul Aalam International Airport

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Civil Enclave

26

IMF - Imphal International Airport

Imphal, Manipur

Commercial

27

JAI - Jaipur International Airport

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Commercial

28

IXM - Madurai Airport

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Customs, Commercial

29

IXB - Bagdogra International Airport

Siliguri, West Bengal

Customs, Commercial

30

PAT - Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport

Patna, Bihar

Commercial, Customs (Restricted International Flights)

31

IXE - Mangalore International Airport

Mangalore, Karnataka

Commercial

32

IXC - Chandigarh International Airport

Chandigarh

Civil Enclave, Customs (Restricted International Flights)

Domestic Airports in India

Here is a complete list of all the domestic airports in India:

Domestic Airports in India

Airport in India

State/UT

Type

IATA

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Delhi

Commercial

DEL

Kadapa Airport

Andhra Pradesh

Commercial

CDP

Vijayawada Airport

Commercial

VGA

Rajahmundry Airport

Commercial

RJA

Tirupati Airport

Commercial

TIR

Pasighat Airport

Arunachal Pradesh

Civil Enclave

IXT

Gaya Airport

Bihar

Customs, Commercial

GAY

Veer Savarkar International Airport

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Civil Enclave

IXZ

Ambikapur Airport

Chhattisgarh

Commercial

Bilaspur Airport

Flying School

PAB

Swami Vivekananda Airport

Commercial

RPR

Diu Airport

Daman and Diu

Commercial

DIU

Dibrugarh Airport

Assam

Commercial

DIB

Jorhat Airport

Civil Enclave

JRH

Lilabari Airport

Commercial

IXI

Tezpur Airport

Defence

TEZ

Silchar Airport

Civil Enclave

IXS

Vadodara Airport

Gujarat

Commercial

BDQ

Bhuj Airport

Civil Enclave

BHJ

Kandla Airport

Commercial

IXY

Jamnagar Airport

Civil Enclave

JGA

Porbandar Airport

Commercial

PBD

Rajkot Airport

Commercial

RAJ

Bhavnagar Airport

Commercial

BHU

Karnal Airport

Haryana

Flying School

Hisar Airport

Commercial

HSS

Kangra Airport

Himachal Pradesh

Commercial

DHM

Kullu-Manali Airport

Commercial

KUU

Shimla Airport

Commercial

SLV

Jammu Airport

Jammu & Kashmir

Civil Enclave

IXJ

Bokaro Airport

Jharkhand

Commercial

BKR

Sonari Airport

Commercial

IXW

Birsa Munda Airport

Commercial

IXR

Kollam Airport

Kerala

Closed

Bellary Airport

Karnataka

Commercial

BEP

Jakkur Airfield

Flying School

Belgaum Airport

Commercial

IXG

Mysore Airport

Commercial

MYQ

Gulbarga Airport

Commercial

GBI

Hubli Airport

Commercial

HBX

Khajuraho Airport

Madhya Pradesh

Commercial

HJR

Satna Airport

Commercial

TNI

Jabalpur Airport

Commercial

JLR

Raja Bhoj Airport

Commercial

BHO

Gwalior Airport

Commercial

GWL

Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport

Commercial

IDR

Agatti Airport

Lakshadweep

Commercial

AGX

Shirdi Airport

Maharashtra

Commercial

SAG

Nashik Airport

Commercial

ISK

Yavatmal Airport

General Aviation

YTL

Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport

Commercial

NDC

Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Airport

Commercial

KLH

Juhu Aerodrome

General Aviation

__

Aurangabad Airport

Commercial

IXU

Solapur Airport

General Aviation

SSL

Jalgaon Airport

Commercial

JLG

Akola Airport

General Aviation

AKD

Lengpui Airport

Mizoram

Commercial

AJL

Shillong Airport

Meghalaya

Commercial

SHL

Veer Surendra Sai Airport

Odisha

Commercial

JSA

Jeypore Airport

 

PYB

Dimapur Airport

Nagaland

Commercial

DMU

Puducherry Airport

Puducherry

Commercial

PNY

Bathinda Airport

Punjab

Civil Enclave

BUP

Pathankot Airport

Civil Enclave

IXP

Sahnewal Airport

Commercial

LUH

Patiala Airport

Adampur Airport

Civil Enclave

AIP

Nal Airport

Rajasthan

Civil Enclave

BKB

Kota Airport

KTU

Kishangarh Airport

Commercial

KQH

Jodhpur Airport

Civil Enclave

JDH

Maharana Pratap Airport

Commercial

UDR

Jaisalmer Airport

Civil Enclave

JSA

Thoothukudi Airport

Tamil Nadu

Commercial

TCR

Salem Airport

Commercial

SXV

Pakyong Airport

Sikkim

Commercial

PYG

Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport

Tripura

Commercial

IXA

Nadirgul Airport

Telangana

Flying School

Begumpet Airport

Flying school

Kanpur Airport

Uttar Pradesh

Civil enclave

KNU

Hindon Airport

Civil Enclave

HDX

Agra Air Force Station

Civil Enclave

AGR

Gorakhpur Airport

Civil Enclave

GOP

Allahabad Airport

Civil Enclave

IXD

Jolly Grant Airport

Uttrakhand

Commercial

DED

Naini Saini Airport

Commercial

NNS

Pantnagar Airport

Commercial

PGH

Balurghat Airport

West Bengal

RGH

Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport

Commercial

RDP

Behala Airport

Heliport

Cooch Behar Airport

COH

Panagarh Airport

Airbase

Customs Airports in India

There are many customs airports in India. Find the complete list shared here:

Airport in India

State or UT

City

Type

IATA

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport

Bihar

Patna

Commercial

PAT

Chandigarh Airport

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Commercial

IXC

Raja Bhoj Airport

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Commercial

BHO

Pune Airport

Maharashtra

Pune

Civil Enclave

PNQ

Madurai Airport

Tamil Nadu

Madurai

Commercial

IXM

Bareilly Airport

Uttar Pradesh

Bareilly

 

 

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First Airport in India - Juhu Aerodrome

The first airport in India is known as the Juhu Aerodrome. Located in Juhu, Mumbai, the Juhu Aerodrome was founded in 1928. In 1932, JRD Tata landed at the airport for the first time and inaugurated the country's first scheduled commercial mail (airmail) service. The airport now handles all helicopter services to and from Mumbai. Additionally, the aerodrome is also the site of the prestigious Bombay Flying Club.

FAQs on Airports in India

Q1. How many airports are there in India?

There are 487 airports in India currently. This includes 35 international and 123 domestic airports, airstrips, and military bases. All these airports in India are managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).

Q2. Which was the first airport in India?

The Juhu Aerodrome, founded way back in 1928, is the first airport in India. This airport was inaugurated in 1932 by JRD Tata. This airport is now used by helicopters moving to and from Mumbai.

Q3. Who manages the airports in India?

The AAI manages many airports in India. This includes 137 airports in total, including 24 international airports, 10 customs airports, and 103 domestic airports.

Q4. How many international airports are there in India?

There are 32 international airports in India. The biggest international airport in India, Indira Gandhi International Airport, is located in Delhi. The Airport Authority of India manages several airports in India.