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

Airport State/UT City Located
Veer Savarkar International Airport Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Kadapa Airport Andhra Pradesh Kadapa
Vijayawada Airport Vijayawada
Rajahmundry Airport Rajahmundry
Tirupati Airport Tirupati
Pasighat Airport Arunachal Pradesh Pasighat
Gaya Airport Bihar Gaya
Ambikapur Airport Chhattisgarh Ambikapur
Bilaspur Airport Bilaspur
Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur
Diu Airport Daman and Diu Diu
Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi New Delhi
Dibrugarh Airport Assam Dibrugarh
Jorhat Airport Jorhat
Lilabari Airport North Lakhimpur
Tezpur Airport Tezpur
Silchar Airport Silchar
Vadodara Airport Gujarat Vadodara
Bhuj Airport BHUJ
Kandla Airport Kandla
Jamnagar Airport Jamnagar
Porbandar Airport Porbandar
Rajkot Airport Rajkot
Bhavnagar Airport Bhavnagar
Karnal Airport Haryana Karnal
Hisar Airport Hisar
Kangra Airport Himachal Pradesh Kangra
Kullu-Manali Airport Kullu
Shimla Airport Shimla
Jammu Airport Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Bokaro Airport Jharkhand Bokaro
Sonari Airport Jamshedpur
Birsa Munda Airport Ranchi
Bellary Airport Karnataka Bellary
Jakkur Airfield Bengaluru
Belgaum Airport Belgaum
Mysore Airport Mysore
Gulbarga Airport Kalaburagi
Hubli Airport Hubli
Kollam Airport Kerala Kollam
Agatti Airport Lakshadweep Agatti
Khajuraho Airport Madhya Pradesh Khajuraho
Satna Airport Satna
Jabalpur Airport Jabalpur
Raja Bhoj Airport Bhopal
Gwalior Airport Gwalior
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport Indore
Shirdi Airport Maharashtra Shirdi
Nashik Airport Nashik
Yavatmal Airport Yavatmal
Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport Nanded
Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Airport Kolhapur
Juhu Aerodrome Mumbai
Aurangabad Airport Aurangabad
Solapur Airport Solapur
Jalgaon Airport Jalgaon
Akola Airport Akola
Shillong Airport Meghalaya Shillong
Lengpui Airport Mizoram Aizawl
Dimapur Airport Nagaland Dimapur
Veer Surendra Sai Airport Odisha Jharsuguda
Jeypore Airport Jeypore
Puducherry Airport Puducherry Pondicherry
Bathinda Airport Punjab Bathinda
Pathankot Airport Pathankot
Sahnewal Airport Ludhiana
Patiala Airport Patiala
Adampur Airport Jalandhar
Nal Airport Rajasthan Bikaner
Kota Airport Kota
Kishangarh Airport Ajmer
Jodhpur Airport Jodhpur
Maharana Pratap Airport Udaipur
Jaisalmer Airport Jaisalmer Civil Enclave
Pakyong Airport Sikkim Gangtok
Thoothukudi Airport Tamil Nadu Thoothukudi
Salem Airport Salem
Nadirgul Airport Telangana Hyderabad
Begumpet Airport Hyderabad
Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport Tripura Agartala
Kanpur Airport Uttar Pradesh Kanpur
Hindon Airport Ghaziabad
Agra Air Force Station Agra
Gorakhpur Airport Gorakhpur
Allahabad Airport Allahabad
Jolly Grant Airport Uttrakhand Dehradun
Naini Saini Airport Pithoragarh
Pantnagar Airport Pantnagar
Balurghat Airport West Bengal Balurghat
Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport Asansol
Behala Airport Behala
Cooch Behar Airport Cooch Behar
Panagarh Airport Panagarh

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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 Airport City/ State
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad, Telangana
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Amritsar, Punjab
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati, Assam
Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Gaya Airport Gaya, Bihar
Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi, Delhi
Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, Karnataka
Mangalore International Airport Mangalore, Karnataka
Cochin International Airport Kochi, Kerala
Calicut International Airport Kozhikode, Kerala
Trivandrum International Airport Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport Mumbai, Maharashtra
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur, Maharashtra
Jaipur International Airport Jaipur, Rajasthan
Chennai International Airport Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Tiruchirappalli International Airport Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata, West Bengal
Kannur International Airport Kannur, Kerala
Surat Airport Surat, Gujarat
Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Dabolim Airport Dabolim, Goa
Coimbatore International Airport Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Sheikh ul-Aalam International Airport Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Imphal International Airport Imphal, Manipur
Madurai Airport  Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Bagdogra International Airport Siliguri, West Bengal
Mangalore International Airport Mangalore, Karnataka
Chandigarh International Airport Chandigarh
Nashik Airport Nashik, Maharashtra
Vadodara Airport Vadodara, Gujarat
Kushinagar Airport Kushinagar, 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 India State or UT City
Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport Bihar Patna
Chandigarh Airport Chandigarh Chandigarh
Raja Bhoj Airport Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Pune Airport Maharashtra Pune
Madurai Airport Tamil Nadu Madurai
Bareilly Airport Uttar Pradesh Bareilly

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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