List of airports in India

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Airports and seaports in India
The busiest Indian airports (2015-16).

This list of airports in India includes existing and former, commercial airports, flying schools, military bases, etc. As per AAI data from Nov 2016, following are being targeted for the scheduled commercial flight operations under UDAN-RCS, including the following:

  • 486 existing airports targeted as potential airport for UDAN-RCS,[1]
  • 406 Unserved RCS airports,[1]
  • 18 Underserved RCS airports (mostly tier-2 regional cities),[2]
  • 62 NON-RCS airports participating in RCS, mostly tier-2 major city airports or customs airports in tier-2 cities,[3] can still participate in RCS as long as both source and destination are not NON-RCS airports.
  • 98 total operational (70 with scheduled civilian flights, including some with dual civilian and army use) airports including civilian and army airports before the UDAN-RCS scheme (2016),[4]
  • 131 total operational (106 with scheduled civilian flights including some with dual civilian and army use, 3 newly made operational) airports including civilian and army airports by the end of UDAN-RCS Phase-I (Dec 2017).[4]
  • 24 international airports.


This list contains the following information:

  1. City served – The city generally associated with the airport. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve.
  2. ICAO – The location indicator assigned by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO indicator: VA – West Zone, VE – East Zone, VI – North Zone, VO – South Zone
  3. IATA – The airport code assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
  4. Category – Category of the airport as defined by Airports Authority of India[5] as per the table below
  5. Role – Role of the airport as given by the table below
Category of Airport
Category Description
Customs Airports with Customs Checking and Clearance Facilities handling international flights but not elevated to International Airport status.
Defence Indian Armed Forces Handled Airport
Domestic Handles domestic flights
Future Proposed or Under Construction
International Handles International Flights
Private Private airport for specific purposes
Role of Airport
Role Description
Civil enclave Civil Enclaves in a Military Airport. Handles Commercial Flights
Closed No longer in operation for Commercial Flights
Commercial Handles Commercial flights
Airbase Military Airbase
Flying School Airport used to train commercial and/or fighter pilots
Commercial service Airport has commercial service
Airport has no commercial service


Andaman & Nicobar Islands[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Car Nicobar Car Nicobar Air Force Base VOCX CBD Defence Air Base
Campbell Bay Campbell Bay Airport VO90[6] Defence Air Base
Diglipur NAS Shibpur VODX IN-0053 Defence Air Base
Port Blair Veer Savarkar International Airport VOPB IXZ International Commercial

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Kadapa Kadapa Airport VOCP CDP Domestic Commercial
Kurnool Kurnool Airport Future Future
Nagarjuna Sagar Nagarjuna Sagar Airport VONS Domestic Closed
Nellore Nellore Airport Future Future
Puttaparthi Sri Sathya Sai Airport VOPN BEK Private Private
Rajahmundry Rajahmundry Airport VORY RJA Domestic Commercial
Srikakulam Srikakulam Airport Future Future
Tirupati Tirupati Airport VOTP TIR International Commercial
Vijayawada Vijayawada Airport VOBZ VGA International Commercial
Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam Airport VOVZ VTZ International[5] Commercial
Bhogapuram Airport International Future

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Along Along Airport VEAN IXV Domestic Civil Enclave
Daporijo Daporijo Airport VEDZ DAE Domestic Closed
Itanagar Itanagar Airport Future Future
Pasighat Pasighat Airport VEPG IXT Domestic Civil Enclave
Tezu Tezu Airport VETZ TEI Domestic Closed
Ziro Ziro Airport VEZO ZER Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Chabua Chabua Air Force Station VECA Defence Air Base
Dhubri Rupsi Airport VERU RUP Domestic Closed
Dibrugarh Dibrugarh Airport VEMN DIB Domestic Commercial
Doom Dooma Sookerating Air Force Station Defence Air Base
Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport VEGT GAU International[5] Commercial
Jorhat Jorhat Airport VEJT JRH Domestic Civil Enclave
North Lakhimpur Lilabari Airport VELR IXI Domestic Commercial
Shella Shella Airport Domestic Closed
Silchar Silchar Airport VEKU IXS Domestic Civil Enclave
Tezpur Tezpur Airport VETZ TEZ Domestic Civil Enclave


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Bihta Bihta Air Force Station Defence Air Base
Bhagalpur Bhagalpur Airport Domestic Commercial
Darbhanga Darbhanga Airport VEDB Defence/Domestic Air Base/Commercial
Gaya Gaya International Airport VEGY GAY International Commercial
Jogbani Jogbani Airport Domestic Closed
Munger Munger Airport Domestic Commercial
Muzaffarpur Muzaffarpur Airport VEMZ MZU Future Commercial
Patna Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport VEPT PAT International Commercial
Purnea Purnea Airport VEPU[7] Defence Air Base
Raxaul Raxaul Airport VERL Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Chandigarh Chandigarh International Airport VIBT IXC International Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Ambikapur Ambikapur Airport Domestic
Bhilai Bhilai Airport Domestic
Bilaspur Bilaspur Airport VEBU PAB Domestic Flying School
Jagdalpur Jagdalpur Airport VE46 JGB Domestic Closed
Jashpur Jashpur Airport Domestic
Korba Korba Airport Domestic
Raigarh Raigarh Airport VERH Domestic
OP Jindal Airport Private
Raipur Swami Vivekananda Airport VERP RPR Domestic Commercial

Daman and Diu[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Daman Daman Airport VADN NMB Defence Air Base
Diu Diu Airport VA1P DIU Domestic Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport VIDP DEL International[5] Commercial
Safdarjung Airport VIDD Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Vasco da Gama, Goa Goa International Airport VOGO GOI International[5] Commercial
Mopa Mopa Airport International Future


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport VAAH AMD International[5] Commercial
Amreli Amreli Airport Domestic Not Started
Bhavnagar Bhavnagar Airport VABV BHU Domestic Commercial
Bhuj Bhuj Airport VABJ BHJ Domestic Civil Enclave
Dholera Dholera International Airport International Future
Jamnagar Jamnagar Airport VAJM JGA Domestic Civil Enclave
Kandla Kandla Airport VAKE IXY Domestic Commercial
Keshod Keshod Airport VAKS IXK Domestic No flights scheduled
Mehsana Mehsana Airport Private Flying School
Mundra Mundra Airport VAMA Private Commercial
Palanpur Palanpur Airport Domestic Closed
Porbandar Porbandar Airport VAPR PBD Domestic Commercial
Rajkot Rajkot Airport VARK RAJ Domestic Commercial
Rajkot Greenfield Airport - - Domestic Future
Surat Surat Airport VASU STV Domestic Commercial
Vadodara Vadodara Airport VABO BDQ International Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role

Ambala Air Force Station

VIAM Defence Air Base
Bhiwani Bhiwani Airport VIHR HSS Domestic Flying School
Gurugram Gurugram Airstrip VIHR HSS Domestic Recreational airstrip
Hisar Hisar Airport VIHR HSS Domestic Flying School
Karnal Karnal Airport VI40 Domestic Flying School
Narnaul Narnaul Airport VI40 Domestic Flying School
Panchkula Pinjore Airport VI40 Domestic Flying School

Sirsa Air Force Station

VIAM Defence Air Base

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Kangra Gaggal Airport VIGG DHM Domestic Commercial
Kullu Bhuntar Airport VIBR KUU Domestic Commercial
Shimla Shimla Airport VISM SLV Domestic Commercial

Jammu & Kashmir[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Jammu Jammu Airport VIJU IXJ Domestic Commercial
Kargil Kargil Airport VI65 Defence Air Base
Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport VILH IXL Domestic Commercial
Srinagar Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport VISR SXR International Commercial
Thoise Thoise Airbase Defence Air Base


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Bokaro Bokaro Airport VEBK Domestic Private
Chakulia Chakulia Airport VECK Defence Closed
Deoghar Deoghar Airport IN-0090 Domestic Commercial
Dhanbad Dhanbad Airport VEDB DBD Domestic Commercial
Dumka Dumka Airport IN-0100 Domestic Commercial
Jamshedpur Sonari Airport VEJS IXW Domestic Commercial
Ranchi Birsa Munda Airport VERC IXR International Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Belgaum Belgaum Airport VABM IXG Domestic Commercial
Bellary Bellary Airport VOBI BEP Domestic Closed
Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport VOBL BLR International[5] Commercial
HAL Airport VOBG Defence Aerospace Engineering
Yelahanka Air Force Station VOYK Defence Air Base
Jakkur Airfield VOJK Domestic Flying School
Bidar Bidar Airport VOBR Defence Air Base
Bijapur Bijapur Airport Future Future
Chitradurga Challakere Airport Defence Air Base
Gulbarga Gulbarga Airport Future Future
Harihar Harihar Airport VO52 Private Private
Hassan Hassan Airport Future Future
Hubli Hubli Airport VAHB HBX Domestic Commercial
Karwar Karwar Airport Future Future
Koppal Koppal Airport Private Private
Mangalore Mangaluru Airport VOML IXE International[8] Commercial
Mysore Mysore Airport VOMY MYQ Domestic Commercial
Shimoga Shimoga Airport Future Future
Toranagallu Jindal Vijaynagar Airport VOJV VDY Private Private


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Kannur Kannur International Airport VOKN CNN International Future
Kochi Cochin International Airport VOCI COK International[5] Commercial
Kochi INS Garuda VOCC Defence Air Base
Kollam Kollam Airport Domestic Closed
Palakkad Palakkad Airport Domestic Future
Kottayam Sabarigiri International Airport International Future
Kozhikode Thiruvambady International Airport International Future
Calicut International Airport VOCL CCJ International[5] Commercial
Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram International Airport VOTV TRV International[5] Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Agatti Agatti Airport VOAT AGX Domestic Commercial

Madhya Pradesh[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Bhopal Raja Bhoj International Airport VABP BHO International Commercial
Chhindwara Chhindwara Airport Domestic Closed
Damoh Damoh Airport Domestic Closed
Gwalior Gwalior airport VIGR GWL Domestic Commercial
Indore Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport VAID IDR International Commercial
Jabalpur Jabalpur Airport VAJB JLR Domestic Commercial
Khajuraho Khajuraho International Airport VAKJ HJR International Commercial
Khandwa Khandwa Airport VADK IN-0061 Domestic No flights scheduled
Panna Panna Airport Domestic Closed
Sagar Dhana Airport Domestic Closed
Satna Satna Airport VIST TNI Domestic Commercial
Guna Guna Airstrip Domestic Closed
Ujjain Ujjain Airstrip Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Aamby Valley City Aamby Valley Airstrip IN-0033 Private Private
Akola Akola Airport VAAK AKD AAI General Aviation
Amravati Amravati Airport IN-0065 MADC General Aviation
Aurangabad Aurangabad Airport VAAU IXU Domestic Commercial
Baramati Baramati Airport Reliance Flying School
Chandrapur Chandrapur Airport VA1B MADC General Aviation
Dhule Dhule Airport VA53 MADC Flying School
Gondia Gondia Airport VAGD AAI Flying School
Jalgaon Jalgaon Airport VAJL AAI General Aviation
Kalyan Kalyan Airstrip KYN AAI Closed
Karad Karad Airport VA1M MADC Flying School
Kolhapur Kolhapur Airport VAKP KLH AAI General Aviation
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport VABB BOM International[5] Commercial
Juhu Aerodrome VAJJ AAI General Aviation
Navi Mumbai Navi Mumbai International Airport International Future
Nagpur Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport VANP NAG International[5] Commercial
Nanded Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport VAND NDC Domestic Commercial
Nashik Gandhinagar Airport VANR Defence Air Base
Ozar Airport VAOZ ISK HAL Civil Aviation Air Base
Osmanabad Osmanabad Airport OMN Reliance General Aviation
Parbhani Parbhani Airport VALT PBN MIDC Under Construction
Phaltan Phaltan Landing Ground MADC Closed
Pune Hadapsar Airport AAI Flying School
Pune International Airport VAPO PNQ International Commercial
Chhatrapati Smbhaji Raje International Airport International Future
Ratnagiri Ratnagiri Airport VARG RTC Defence Coast Guard
Shirdi Shirdi Airport MADC Commercial
Shirpur Shirpur Airstrip IN-0062 Private Private
Sindhudurg Sindhudurg Airport IRB Infrastructure Future
Solapur Solapur Airport VASL SSL MADC General Aviation
Yavatmal Yavatmal Airport VA78 YTL Reliance General Aviation
Latur Latur Airport LTU AAI Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Imphal Koirengei Airstrip Domestic No scheduled flights
Imphal International Airport VEIM IMF International Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Shillong Shillong Airport VEBI SHL Domestic Commercial
Tura Baljek Airport VETU - Domestic No flights scheduled


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Aizawl Lengpui Airport VELP AJL Domestic Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Dimapur Dimapur Airport VEMR DMU Domestic Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Angul Savitri Jindal Airport VEAL IN-0073 Private
Balangir Nuagaon Airport VE63 Domestic
Mayurbhanj Rasgovindpur Airstrip IN-0057 Domestic
Barbil Barbil Tonto Aerodrome VEBL IN-0074 Private
Bhawanipatna Utkela Airstrip VEUK Domestic
Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport VEBS BBI International Commercial
Brahmapur Brahmapur Airport VEBM BMP Domestic
Cuttack Charbatia Air Base Defence Air Base
Hirakud/Sambalpur Hirakud Airstrip VEHK Domestic
Jajpur Jajpur Airstrip IN-0092 Private
Jeypore Jeypore Airport VEJP PYB Domestic
Jharsuguda Jharsuguda Airport VEJH JSA Domestic Commercial
Kendujhar Kendujhar Airstrip VEKJ Private
Lanjigarh Lanjigarh Airstrip IN-0093 Private
Nuapada Nawapara Airport VENP Domestic
Phulbani Phulbani Airstrip VEPN Private
Rourkela Rourkela Airport VERK RRK Private Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Karaikal Karaikal Airport Domestic Future
Puducherry Puducherry Airport VOPC PNY Domestic Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Amritsar Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport VIAR ATQ International[5] Commercial
Bathinda Bathinda Airport VIBT BUP Domestic Civil Enclave
Jalandhar Adampur Airport VIHR HSX Domestic Civil Enclave
Ludhiana Sahnewal Airport VILD LUH Domestic Commercial
Pathankot Pathankot Airport VIPK PTK Domestic Civil Enclave
Patiala Patiala Airport VIPL Domestic


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Ajmer Kishangarh Airport VIKG KQH Domestic Domestic
Bikaner Nal Airport VIBK BKB Domestic Commercial
Jaipur Jaipur International Airport VIJP JAI International[5] Commercial
Jaisalmer Jaisalmer Airport VIJR JSA Defence Air base
Jhalawar Kolana Airport Domestic Chartered Flights
Jodhpur Jodhpur Airport VIJO JDH Domestic Civil Enclave
Kota Kota Airport VIKO KTU Domestic No scheduled flights
Udaipur Maharana Pratap Airport VAUD UDR Domestic Commercial


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Gangtok Pakyong Airport Future Future

Tamil Nadu[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Arakkonam INS Rajali Naval Air Station VOTJ Defence Air Base
Chennai Anna International Airport VOMM MAA International[5] Commercial
Tambaram Air Force Station VOTX Defence Air Base
Coimbatore Coimbatore International Airport VOCB CJB International[8] Commercial
Sulur Air Force Station VOSX Defence Air Base
Hosur Hosur Airport VO95 HSR Domestic Commercial
Madurai Madurai International Airport VOMD IXM International[8] Commercial
Neyveli Neyveli Airport VONV NYV Domestic Commercial
Salem Salem Airport VOSM SXV Domestic Commercial
Thanjavur Thanjavur Air Force Station VOTJ TJV Defence Air Base
Tiruchirapalli Tiruchirappalli International Airport VOTR TRZ International[8] Commercial
Tuticorin Tuticorin Airport VOTK TCR Domestic Commercial
Uchipuli INS Parundu Naval Air Station NA NA Defence Air Base
Vellore Vellore Airport VOVR Domestic Future [9]


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Hyderabad Begumpet Airport VOHY BPM Domestic Civil Enclave
Dundigul Air Force Academy VODG Defence Flying School
Hakimpet Air Force Station VOHK Defence
Nadirgul Airport Domestic
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport VOHS HYD International[5] Commercial
Kothagudem Kothagudem Airport Future Future
Nizamabad Nizamabad Airport Future Future
Ramagundam Ramagundam Airport VORG Domestic Not operational
Warangal Warangal Airport VOWA WGC Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Agartala Agartala Airport VEAT IXA Domestic Commercial
Kailashahar Kailashahar Airport VEKR IXH Domestic Closed
Khowai Khowai Airport Domestic Closed


City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Chinyalisaur Maa Ganga Airstrip VI82 Domestic No flights scheduled
Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport VIDN DED Domestic Commercial
Gauchar Gauchar Airstrip Future Future
Pantnagar Pantnagar Airport VIPT PGH Domestic Commercial
Pithoragarh Naini Saini Airstrip Future Future

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Agra Agra Air Force Station VIAG AGR Domestic Civil Enclave
Akbarpur Akbarpur Airport VI90 Private Airfield
Aligarh Aligarh Airport Private Flying School
Allahabad Allahabad Airport VEAB IXD Domestic Civil Enclave
Azamgarh Azamgarh Airport Private Airfield
Bareilly Bareilly Airport VIBY BEK Domestic Under Construction
Etawah Saifai airstrip Domestic
Faizabad Ram Lala National Airport V125 FZD Domestic Civil Enclave
Farrukhabad Farrukhabad Airport Private Airfield
Ghazipur Ghazipur Airport Private Airfield
Ghaziabad Hindon Air Force Station VIXD Defence Air Base
Gorakhpur Gorakhpur Airport VEGK GOP Domestic Civil Enclave
Jhansi Jhansi Airport VIJN Defence Air Base
Kanpur Kanpur Civil Airport Domestic Flying School
IIT Kanpur Airport Private Aerospace Engineering
Kanpur Airport VIKA KNU Domestic/Defence Civil enclave/ Air Base
Kushinagar Kushinagar Airport Private Airfield
Lakhimpur Kheri Kheri Airport VI25 Private Airfield
Lucknow Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport VILK LKO International[8] Commercial
Lucknow Air Force Station VIBL Defence Air Base
Meerut Meerut Airport VI2B Private Flying School
Moradabad Moradabad Airport Private Airfield
Raebareli Raebareli Airport VERB Private Flying school
Saharanpur Sarsawa Air Base VISP Defence Air Base
Shravasti Shravasti Airport Private Airfield
Sonbhadra Muirpur Airport VI1D Private Private
Sultanpur Sultanpur Airport VESL Private Airfield
Varanasi Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport VEBN VNS International[8] Commercial

West Bengal[edit]

City Served Airport Name ICAO IATA Category Role
Asansol Burnpur Airport VE23 Domestic commercial
Balurghat Balurghat Airport VEBG RGH Domestic Closed
Barrackpore Barrackpore Air Force Station VEBR Defence Air Base
Behala Behala Airport VEBA Domestic Flying School
Cooch Behar Cooch Behar Airport VECO COH Domestic Closed
Durgapur Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport VEDG RDP Domestic Commercial
Hasimara Hasimara Air Force Station VE44 Defence Air Base
Kanchrapara Kanchrapara Airfield Defence Closed
Kharagpur Kalaikunda Air Force Station VEDX Defence Air Base
Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport VECC CCU International[5] Commercial
Malda Malda Airport VEMH LDA Domestic Closed
Panagarh Panagarh Airport VEPH Defence Airbase
Purulia Charra Airfield Defence Closed
Siliguri Bagdogra Airport VEBD IXB International[10] Commercial


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