|• Total||111.18 km2 (42.93 sq mi)|
|Elevation||8.83 m (28.97 ft)|
|• Density||416.3/km2 (1,078/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Bajpe is a census town located close to Mangalore city in Dakshina Kannada district in the state of Karnataka, India. It is around 18 km (11 mi) from the heart of the city of Mangalore. The Mangalore International Airport is located at Bajpe and is popularly known as the Bajpe Aerodrome. City bus number 47 connects Bajpe to Mangalore city.
As of 2001[update] India census, Bajpe had a population of 17,032. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Bajpe has an average literacy rate of 92%, higher than the national average of 74.04; The male and female literacy rate are equal. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Till 2007 Bajpe belonged to Surathkal constituency, but now it belongs to Moodubidri constituency after the recent reorganization of constituencies by the election commission.
Some famous Religious Places located here are:
- St. Joseph's Church 
- Located in the center of the town.
- Shri Somanatheshwara Maha Ganapathi temple, Porkodi
- One of the oldest temples in the region
- Shri Ambika Annapoorneshwari Temple Sunkadakatte
- Run by Sri Sri Sri Niranjan Swamiji
- Shree Kashi Vishwanatheshwara Temple, Talakala, Kolambe, Bajpe.
- Located Near Mangalore International Airport
- Shree Shanaishchara Temple (Temple of the lord Shani)
- Near Bajpe Bus stand, Kateel Road.
- Shri. Adinatheshwar Temple, Adyapadi
- Temple of Shiva
- Muhiyudeen Jumma Masjid
- Located at the start of the Airport Road
There is a Jain Ancestral House called Bailu Beedu belonging to the Land Lord family of Ballals 3 km from the main square. The family had a total hold on surrounding 3 villages. After the Land Reforms act came into existence, the family members got relocated to various places all over the world. Still, there is a worship place of their ancestors with 2 wooden idols of 8 feet height. These were twins, called Veerananthayya and Vikramananthayya (known as "Periyakulu" meaning elders). They belonged to the Chowta King family of Moodbidri.
Bajpe is also home to several educational institutes. Some of the prominent ones in this town are listed below:
- St Josephs PU College (High School & Pre University)
- Sri NiranjanaSwamy education institutions,Sunkadakatte
- Morning Star (Airport) School
- Parochial School (Primary)
- Little Flower Girls High School
- Popular English Medium school
- Ansar English Medium School
- BAMA International School
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.