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Indian Airports has shown immense investments in International and Domestic services. Domestic airports have flights running within the country with no immigration and customs facilities, while International airports have a major service network with handling immigrations and customs for people travelling between countries. This is an important topic for General Awareness section of different competitive exams.


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International airports also differ in their infrastructure with larger runway, sophisticated interiors and services. International and Domestic Airports also vary in the naming system. Toponomy is the standard used for naming an airport which can involve any history or nearby prominent landmark to emphasise the surrounding regions.Airports-India are managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, also 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.The country is a home to over 20 International and many other Domestic airports. International and Domestic Airports of India are categorised based on the roles they play and services they provide.

Below table contains the list of International Airports in India:

State City Served Name of the Airport Owned BY
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair Veer Savarkar International Airport Airports Authority of India
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam International Airport Indian Navy
Assam Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Airports Authority of India
Bihar Gaya Gaya International Airport
Delhi New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport GMR Group (54%), Airports Authority of India (26%), Fraport & Eraman Malaysia (10% each).
Goa Goa/td Goa International Airport/Dabolim Airport Airports Authority of India
Gujarat Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Authority of India
Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar Srinagar Airport
Karnataka Bengaluru Bengaluru International Airport Bengaluru International Airport Ltd
Karnataka Mangalore Mangalore International Airport Airports Authority of India
Kerala Kochi Cochin International Airport Cochin International Airport Ltd
Kerala Kozhikode Calicut International Airport Airports Authority of India
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum International Airport Airports Authority of India
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Raja Bhoj International Airport Government of Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport GVK led consortium and Airports Authority of India
Maharashtra Nagpur Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Airports Authority of India
Manipur Imphal Tulihal International Airport Airports Authority of India
Odisha Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport Airports Authority of India
Punjab Amritsar Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Authority of India
Rajasthan Jaipur Jaipur International Airport Airports Authority of India
Tamil Nadu Chennai Chennai International Airport Airports Authority of India
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Coimbatore International Airport Airports Authority of India
Tamil Nadu Madurai Madurai Airport Airports Authority of India
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirapalli Tiruchirapalli International Airport Airports Authority of India
Telangana Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport GMR Hyderabad International Airport (P) Ltd
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Airports Authority of India
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport Airports Authority of India
West Bengal Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Airports Authority of India

Below table contains the list of Domestic Airports in India:

State City Served Name of the Airport Role
Andhra Pradesh Kadapa Kadapa Airport Domestic
Puttaparthi Sri Sathya sai Airport Private
Vijayawada Vijayawada Airport Domestic
Rajahmundry Rajahmundry Airport Domestic
Tirupati Tirupati Airport Domestic
Arunachal Pradesh Along Along Airport Domestic
Pasighat Pasighat Airport Domestic
Assam Dibrugarh Dibrugarh Airport Domestic
Jorhat Jorhat Airport Domestic
North Lakhimpur Lilabari Airport Domestic
Silchar Silchar Airport Domestic
Tezpur Tezpur Airport Domestic
Chandigarh Chandigarh Chandigarh Airport Customs
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur Bilaspur Airport Domestic
Raigarh Raigarh Airport Domestic
Raipur Swami vivekananda Airport Domestic
Raigarh OP Jindal Airport Private
Daman and Diu Diu Diu Airport Domestic
Gujarat vadodara vadodara Airport Domestic
Kandla Kandla Airport Domestic
Bhuj Bhuj Airport Domestic
Bhavnagar Bhavnagar Airport Domestic
Jamnagar Jamnagar Airport Domestic
Porbandar Porbandar Airport Domestic
Rajkot Rajkot Airport Domestic
Surat Surat Airport Domestic
Mehsana Mehsana Airport Private
Haryana Hisar Hisar Airport Domestic
Karnal Karnal Airport Domestic
Himachal Pradesh Kangra Gaggal Airport Domestic
Shimla Shimla Airport Domestic
Kullu Bhuntar Airport Domestic
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu Jammu Airport Domestic
Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport Domestic
Jharkhand Dhanbad Dhanbad Airport Domestic
Bokaro Bokaro Airport Domestic
Jamshedpur Sonari Airport Domestic
Karnataka Bengaluru Jakkur Airfield Domestic
Belgaum Belgaum Airport Domestic
Hubli Hubli Airport Domestic
Mysore Mysore Airport Domestic
Toranagallu Vidyanagar Airport Private
Lakshadweep Agatti Agatti Aerodrome Domestic
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Raja Bhoj Airport Domestic
Gwalior Gwalior Airport Domestic
Indore Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport Domestic
Jabalpur Jabalpur Airport Domestic
Khajuraho Khajuraho Airport Domestic
Chhindwara Chhindwara Airport Domestic
Maharashtra Akola Akola Airport Domestic
Amravati Amravati Airport Private
Shirpur Shirpur Airport Private
Aurangabad Aurangabad Airport Domestic
Baramati Baramati Airport Private
Chandrapur Chandrapur Airport Domestic
Dhule Dhule Airport Domestic
Gondia Gondia Airport Private
Jalgaon Jalgaon Airport Domestic
Karad Karad Airport Domestic
Kolhapur Kolhapur Airport Domestic
Latur Latur Airport Domestic
Mumbai Juhu Aerodrome Domestic
Nanded Nanded Airport Domestic
Nashik Gandhinagar Airport Domestic
Osmanabad Osmanabad Airport Domestic
Pune Hadapsar Airport Private – DGCA
Pune Pune Airport Customs
Ratnagiri Ratnagiri Airport Domestic
Solapur Solapur Airport Domestic
Yavatmal Yavatmal Airport Domestic
Meghalaya Shillong Shillong Airport Domestic
Tura Baljek Airport Domestic
Mizoram Aizawl Lengpui Airport Domestic
Nagaland Dimapur Dimapur Airport Domestic
Odisha Angul Savitri Jindal Airport Private
Balasore Rasgovindpur Airstrip Domestic
Barbil Barbil Tonto Aerodrome Private
Brahmapur Brahmapur Airport Domestic
Hirakud/Sambalpur Hirakud Airstrip Domestic
Jajpur Jajpur Airstrip Private
Jeypore Jeypore Airport Domestic
Jharsuguda Jharsuguda Airport Domestic
Kendujhar Kendujhar Airstrip Private
Lanjigarh Lanjigarh Airstrip Private
Phulbani Phulbani Airstrip Private
Rourkela Rourkela Airport Private
Nuapada Nawapara Airport Domestic
Balangir Nuagaon Airport Domestic
Bhawanipatna Utkela Airstrip Domestic
Punjab Bathinda Bathinda Airport Domestic
Ludhiana Sahnewal Airport Domestic
Pathankot Pathankot Airport Domestic
Patiala Patiala Airport Domestic
Rajasthan Jodhpur Jodhpur Airport Domestic
Bikaner Nal Airport Domestic
Udaipur Maharana Pratap Airport Domestic
Tamil Nadu Hosur Hosur Private
Madurai Madurai Airport Customs
Salem Salem Airport Domestic
Tuticorin Tuticorin Airport Domestic
Telangana Hyderabad Begumpet Airport Domestic
Hyderabad Nadirgul Airport Domestic
Tripura Agartala Agartala Airport Domestic
Uttrakhand Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport Domestic
Pantnagar Pantnagar Airport Domestic
Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Kanpur Civil Airport Domestic
Kanpur IIT Kanupur Airport Private
Kanpur Kanpur Airport Domestic
Gorakhpur Gorakhpur Airport Domestic
Agra Agra Air Force Station Domestic
Allahabad Allahabad Airport Domestic
Raebareli Raebareli Airport Private
Meerut Meerut Airport Private
Aligarh Aligarh Airport Private
Faizabad Faizabad Airport Private
Moradabad Moradabad Airport Private
Farrukhabad Farrukhabad Airport Private
Lakhimpur Kheri Airport Private
Kushinagar Kushinagar Airport Private
Shravasti Shravasti Airport Private
Azamgarh Azamgarh Airport Private
Ghazipur Ghazipur Airport Private
Akbarpur Akbarpur Airport Private
Sultanpur Sultanpur Airport Private
Sonbhadra Muirpur Airport Private
West Bengal Behala Behala Airport Domestic
Cooch Behar Cooch Behar Airport Domestic
Panagarh Panagarh Airport Domestic