List of Airports in India: Domestic & International

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Airports in India

As per official data, there are 486 airstrips or airports in India. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) manages 137 airports of them. It includes 103 domestic airports, 34 international airports and 10 custom airports. Some airports are Civil Enclaves. A civil enclave is an area at a military air base allotted for the usage of civil aviation.

There are some flying strips dedicated to flying schools in India and military air bases. So, the exact number of Airstrips/Airports in India is 486.

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List of Airports in India

There are 3 types of Airports in India. We have mentioned the point-wise information to help you understand it better.

Types of Airports in India

Now, let’s understand the types of airports!

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Domestic Airports

A domestic airport handles only domestic flights in the country. Passengers can board a flight at these airports to travel from one city to another city in the country. 

  • Domestic airports do not have customs and immigration sections.
  • There are 103 domestic airports in India.

List of Domestic Airports in India

AirportState/UTCity Located
Veer Savarkar International AirportAndaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
Kadapa AirportAndhra PradeshKadapa
Vijayawada AirportVijayawada
Rajahmundry AirportRajahmundry
Tirupati AirportTirupati
Pasighat AirportArunachal PradeshPasighat
Gaya AirportBiharGaya
Ambikapur AirportChhattisgarhAmbikapur
Bilaspur AirportBilaspur
Swami Vivekananda AirportRaipur
Diu AirportDaman and DiuDiu
Indira Gandhi International AirportDelhiNew Delhi
Dibrugarh AirportAssamDibrugarh
Jorhat AirportJorhat
Lilabari AirportNorth Lakhimpur
Tezpur AirportTezpur
Silchar AirportSilchar
Vadodara AirportGujaratVadodara
Bhuj AirportBHUJ
Kandla AirportKandla
Jamnagar AirportJamnagar
Porbandar AirportPorbandar
Rajkot AirportRajkot
Bhavnagar AirportBhavnagar
Karnal AirportHaryanaKarnal
Hisar AirportHisar
Kangra AirportHimachal PradeshKangra
Kullu-Manali AirportKullu
Shimla AirportShimla
Jammu AirportJammu & KashmirJammu
Bokaro AirportJharkhandBokaro
Sonari AirportJamshedpur
Birsa Munda AirportRanchi
Bellary AirportKarnatakaBellary
Jakkur AirfieldBengaluru
Belgaum AirportBelgaum
Mysore AirportMysore
Gulbarga AirportKalaburagi
Hubli AirportHubli
Kollam AirportKeralaKollam
Agatti AirportLakshadweepAgatti
Khajuraho AirportMadhya PradeshKhajuraho
Satna AirportSatna
Jabalpur AirportJabalpur
Raja Bhoj AirportBhopal
Gwalior AirportGwalior
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar AirportIndore
Shirdi AirportMaharashtraShirdi
Nashik AirportNashik
Yavatmal AirportYavatmal
Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji AirportNanded
Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj AirportKolhapur
Juhu AerodromeMumbai
Aurangabad AirportAurangabad
Solapur AirportSolapur
Jalgaon AirportJalgaon
Akola AirportAkola
Shillong AirportMeghalayaShillong
Lengpui AirportMizoramAizawl
Dimapur AirportNagalandDimapur
Veer Surendra Sai AirportOdishaJharsuguda
Jeypore AirportJeypore
Puducherry AirportPuducherryPondicherry
Bathinda AirportPunjabBathinda
Pathankot AirportPathankot
Sahnewal AirportLudhiana
Patiala AirportPatiala
Adampur AirportJalandhar
Nal AirportRajasthanBikaner
Kota AirportKota
Kishangarh AirportAjmer
Jodhpur AirportJodhpur
Maharana Pratap AirportUdaipur
Jaisalmer AirportJaisalmerCivil Enclave
Pakyong AirportSikkimGangtok
Thoothukudi AirportTamil NaduThoothukudi
Salem AirportSalem
Nadirgul AirportTelanganaHyderabad
Begumpet AirportHyderabad
Maharaja Bir Bikram AirportTripuraAgartala
Kanpur AirportUttar PradeshKanpur
Hindon AirportGhaziabad
Agra Air Force StationAgra
Gorakhpur AirportGorakhpur
Allahabad AirportAllahabad
Jolly Grant AirportUttrakhandDehradun
Naini Saini AirportPithoragarh
Pantnagar AirportPantnagar
Balurghat AirportWest BengalBalurghat
Kazi Nazrul Islam AirportAsansol
Behala AirportBehala
Cooch Behar AirportCooch Behar
Panagarh AirportPanagarh

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International Airports

International Airports are defined as the type of airports where passengers can board flights to travel to other countries. There may be a domestic airport section at these airports.

  • There are 34 International Airports in India.
  • There are immigration, and customs sections available at these airports in India.

List of International Airports in India

Name of the AirportCity/ State
Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHyderabad, Telangana
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International AirportAmritsar, Punjab
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International AirportGuwahati, Assam
Biju Patnaik International AirportBhubaneswar, Odisha
Gaya AirportGaya, Bihar
Indira Gandhi International AirportNew Delhi, Delhi
Veer Savarkar International AirportPort Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportAhmedabad, Gujarat
Kempegowda International AirportBengaluru, Karnataka
Mangalore International AirportMangalore, Karnataka
Cochin International AirportKochi, Kerala
Calicut International AirportKozhikode, Kerala
Trivandrum International AirportThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AirportMumbai, Maharashtra
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International AirportNagpur, Maharashtra
Jaipur International AirportJaipur, Rajasthan
Chennai International AirportChennai, Tamil Nadu
Tiruchirappalli International AirportTiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
Chaudhary Charan Singh International AirportLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Lal Bahadur Shastri International AirportVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International AirportKolkata, West Bengal
Kannur International AirportKannur, Kerala
Surat AirportSurat, Gujarat
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar AirportIndore, Madhya Pradesh
Dabolim AirportDabolim, Goa
Coimbatore International AirportCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Sheikh ul-Aalam International AirportSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Imphal International AirportImphal, Manipur
Madurai Airport Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Bagdogra International AirportSiliguri, West Bengal
Mangalore International AirportMangalore, Karnataka
Chandigarh International AirportChandigarh
Nashik AirportNashik, Maharashtra
Vadodara AirportVadodara, Gujarat
Kushinagar AirportKushinagar, Uttar Pradesh

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Custom Airports

Customs airport is defined as an airport appointed under Section 6(1) of the Customs Act 2015, as an airport for the landing or departure of aircraft for the enactments relating to Customs.

Airport in IndiaState or UTCity
Lok Nayak Jayaprakash AirportBiharPatna
Chandigarh AirportChandigarhChandigarh
Raja Bhoj AirportMadhya PradeshBhopal
Pune AirportMaharashtraPune
Madurai AirportTamil NaduMadurai
Bareilly AirportUttar PradeshBareilly

What is Airport Authority of India (AAI)?

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) is responsible for managing the airports in India. The Ministry of Civil Aviation is responsible for creating, upgrading and maintaining the infrastructure of airports in India. The AAI also provides Air Traffic Management services to the aeroplanes flying over Indian Airspace. It is a government institution founded on 1 April 1995.


What are the 5 busiest airports in India?

Here are the 5 busiest airports in India
(1) IGI Airport New Delhi
(2) Mumbai CST Airport.
(3) Bengaluru Airport.
(4) Hyderabad Airport.
(5) Kolkata Airport.

Which state has the most airports in India?

Gujarat state has the most number of airports in India. Here is the list
(1) Ahmedabad
(2) Vadodara
(3) Rajkot
(4) Bhuj
(5) Bhavnagar
(6) Surat
(7) Jamnagar
(8) Kandla
(9) Keshod

Which state has most international airports in India?

Uttar Pradesh is all set to become the 1st state to have 5 international airports in the state. The government is constructing one more international airport near Noida.

How many airports in India?

According to Airport Authority of India, there are 137 operational airports in India including domestic, international and custom airports.

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