List of Airports in India English
What is an airport? Define?
List of Airports :- An airfield or airport is a place where thousands and millions of air vehicles, such as airplanes, airplanes, aeroplanes, helicopters, etc. take off or take off daily. That place is called Airport.
Airplanes can also be stored at the airport. Each airport has an vimanpatti and a terminal building and a helipad.
History of Air transport in India
India is a developing country; hence the development of the aviation authority is happening very fast. In view of all this, there are two types of airport is constructed one is domestic and other is international airports were constructed in India.
- Air transport in India started in 1911. When the world’s first airline postal service was transported from Allahabad to Naini.
- In 1933, the Indian National Airways Company was established, which operated aircraft between Lahore to Karachi. Mumbai- Thiruvananthapuram was provided by Tata Airways in 1935 and Mumbai-Delhi route in 1937 by the same company. Till independence, 21 air transport companies had been established in the country. In 1953, all aeronautical companies were nationalized and made under two newly created corporations.
Under the Air Corporation Act of 1953, all aeronautical companies were nationalized and placed under two newly formed corporations – Indian Airlines and Air India.
In 2007, Indian Airlines and Air India merged together.
A third company called “Vayudoot” was set up in 1981 for the domestic airline authority in India, which was later merged with Indian Airlines.
The International Aircraft Authority in India was established in June 1972.
There are mainly 5 international airports in India. Their names are as follows: –
- Jawaharlal Nehru Airport (Santacruz Airport) (Mumbai)
- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport (Dum Dum Airport) (Kolkata)
- Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
- Meenambakam (Chennai) and
In addition, it has been decided to declare new Cochin airports located at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Goa, Amritsar, Guwahati and Nedumbasari as international airports.
List of International Airports in India
|Indira Gandhi International Airport||New Delhi, Delhi|
|Kannur International Airport||Kannur, Kerala|
|Calicut International Airport||Kozhikode, Kerala|
|Kempegowda International Airport||Bengaluru, Karnataka|
|Cochin International Airport||Cochin, Kerala|
|Coimbatore International Airport||Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu|
|Gaya Airport||Gaya, Bihar|
|Goa International Airport||Goa, Goa|
|Chennai International Airport||Meenambakam Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Jaipur International Airport||Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|Jaruki International Airport||Shillong, Meghalaya|
|Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport||Nagpur, Maharashtra|
|Tiruchirapally International Airport||Tiruchirapally, Tamil Nadu|
|Trivandrum International Airport||Trivandrum, Kerala|
|Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
|Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport||Damdam Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Pune Airport||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Biju Patnaik International Airport||Bhuvaneshwar, Orrisa|
|Mangalore Airport||Mangalore, Karnataka|
|Madurai Airport||Madurai, Tamil Nadu|
|Maharaja Nara Singh International Airport||Imphal, Manipur|
|Raja Bhoj Airport||Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh|
|Rajiv Gandhi International Airport||Shamshabad Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport||Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|Loknayak Jayprakash International Airport||Patna, Bihar|
|Lokpriya Gopinath Bardolia International Airport||Guwahati, Assam|
|Vishakhapatnam Airport||Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh|
|Veer Savarkar International Airport||Portblair, Andman & Nicobar Island|
|Shahid Bhagat Singh International Airport||Mohali, Punjab|
|Sri Guru Ramdas jee International Airport||Amritsar, Punjab|
|Sheikh Ul-alam International Airport||Srinagar,Jammu & Kashmir|
|Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport||Ahmedabad, Gujarat|
|Surat International Airport||Surat, Gujarat|
|Vadodara International Airport||Vadodara, Gujarat|
|Birsa Munda Airport||Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Bagdogra Airport||Siliguri, West Bengal|