List of airports in Kerala state

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Kerala state has 3 operational International airports. The state will get another international airport in the year 2018 to become the only Indian state having 4 international airports[1] along with Tamil Nadu.

In 2016, the Government of Kerala sought sanction for its fifth international airport but not yet confirmed the exact location.[2] The first airport was started in Quilon during the 1920s but ceased operation when an accident involving a training aircraft at the boundary of the aerodrome, resulted in the death of the pilot and the trainee.[3]

City served ICAO IATA Airport name Ownership Status
Thiruvananthapuram VOTV TRV Trivandrum International Airport AAI Operational
Kochi VOCI COK Cochin International Airport PPP Operational
Kozhikode VOCL CCJ Calicut International Airport AAI Operational
Kannur VOKN CNN Kannur International Airport PPP Upcoming
Kollam -- -- Kollam Airport Travancore Kingdom Closed[4][5]
Military Airbases
Kochi VOCC INS Garuda Indian Navy Operational


  1. ^ "Kerala set to get a fourth international airport in Kannur". Hindustan Times. 2015-12-29. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Approval sought for 5th international airport in Kerala". Indian Express. 2016-12-23. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Aviation school proposal evokes mixed response". The Hindu. 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  4. ^ "Runway: Team visits Asramam Maidan". TNIE. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  5. ^ "'Asramam Maidan not suitable for airport'". TNIE. Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
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