Indian History

Airports

The Indian government has established ‘Airport Authority of India’ in the year 1955 and entrusted the management of airports to this organization. In India, a total of 11 international and 115 domestic airports are being managed by AAI. The main international airports are Mumbai (Sahara and Santa Cruz), Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport), Kolkata (Subhash Chandra Bose Airport), Chennai (Anna or Meenambakkam), Bengaluru (Kempegowda), Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Panaji, Amritsar, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram. All National Highways and Corridors provide links to these airports.
    Indira Gandhi International Airport - Delhi
    Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport - Mumbai
    Chennai International Airport - Chennai
    Bengaluru International Airport - Bangalore
    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport - Kolkatta
    Rajiv Gandhi International Airport - Hyderabad
    Cochin International Airport - Kochi
    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport - Ahmedabad
    Coimbatore International Airport - Coimbatore
    Pune International Airport - Pune
    Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport - Nagpur
    Raipur Airport - Raipur
    Udaipur Airport - Udaipur
    Madurai Airport - Madurai
    Trivandrum International Airport - Thiruvananthapuram
    Calicut International Airport - Kozhikode
    Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport- Guwahati
    Jaipur International Airport - Jaipur
    Amausi Airport - Lucknow
    Dabolim Airport - Goa
    Aurangabad Airport - Aurangabad
    Birsa Munda Airport - Ranchi
    Bhopal Airport - Bhopal
    Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport - Leh
    Biju Patnaik Airport - Bhubaneswar
    Sheikh ul Alam Airport - Srinagar
    Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport - Indore
    Mangalore International Airport - Mangalore
    Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport - Patna
    Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport - Amritsar
    Tiruchirapalli Airport - Tiruchirappalli
    Civil Airport Harni - Vadodara
    Varanasi Airport - Varanasi
    Imphal Airport - Imphal
    Visakhapatnam Airport - Vishakapatnam
    Bagdogra Airport - Bagdogra
    Agartala Airport - Agartala
    Jammu Airport - Jammu
    Chandigarh Airport - Chandigarh
    Veer Savarkar International Airport - Port Blair
The Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai alone handle more than half of the air traffic in South Asia.