List Of All Commercial Airports In India (GK Questions Included)

List Of All Commercial Airports In India With 50+ GK Questions

Last Updated: 27 July 2020

Do you know who Creates, Upgrades, Maintains, and Manages the Civil Aviation Infrastructure in India?

Well, it is the Airport Authority of India (AAI) who is responsible for all the works in this field under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.

In this article, You will find the list of all Commercial Airports in India that are categorized state wise for easy reading and learning.

There are many Airports in India, some working and some not.

The Airports listed here are the working Commercial Airports (Where you can book a flight) and doesn’t Include any Future, Private and Military Airports.

Questions about Airports in India are asked in several Competitive Exams, therefore we have given the Top 50 Common Questions asked in every Competitive Exam.

List Of All Commercial Airports In India


List As Of July 2020
Andhra Pradesh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Kadapa AirportDomesticCDP
2Rajahmundry AirportDomesticRJA
3Tirupati AirportDomesticTIR
4Vijayawada AirportDomesticVGA
5Visakhapatnam International AirportInternationalVTZ
Assam
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Dibrugarh AirportDomesticDIB
2Jorhat AirportDomesticJRH
3Lilabari AirportDomesticIXI
4Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International AirportInternationalGAU
5Silchar AirportDomesticIXS
6Tezpur AirportDomesticTEZ
Bihar
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Gaya International AirportInternationalGAY
2Jay Prakash Narayan AirportDomesticPAT
Chhattisgarh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Swami Vivekananda AirportDomesticRPR
Goa
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Dabolim International AirportInternationalGOI
Gujarat
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Bhavnagar AirportDomesticBHU
2Bhuj AirportDomesticBHJ
3Jamnagar AirportDomesticJGA
4Kandla AirportDomesticIXY
5Porbandar AirportDomesticPBD
6Rajkot AirportDomesticRAJ
7Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International AirportInternationalAMD
8Surat International AirportInternationalSTV
9Vadodara AirportDomesticBDQ
Himachal Pradesh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Kangra AirportDomesticDHM
2Kullu–Manali AirportDomesticKUU
3Shimla AirportDomesticSLV
Jharkhand
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Birsa Munda International AirportInternationalIXR
2Sonari AirportDomesticIXW
Karnataka
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Belgaum AirportDomesticIXG
2Hubli AirportDomesticHBX
3Kempegowda International AirportInternationalBLR
4Mangalore International AirportInternationalIXE
5Mysore AirportDomesticMYQ
Kerala
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Calicut International AirportInternationalCCJ
2Cochin International AirportInternationalCOK
3Kannur International AirportInternationalCNN
4Trivandrum International AirportInternationalTRV
Madhya Pradesh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International AirportInternationalIDR
2Gwalior AirportDomesticGWL
3Jabalpur AirportDomesticJLR
4Khajuraho AirportDomesticHJR
5Raja Bhoj AirportDomesticBHO
Maharashtra
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Aurangabad AirportDomesticIXU
2Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj AirportDomesticKLH
3Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AirportInternationalBOM
4Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International AirportInternationalNAG
5Nashik AirportDomesticISK
6Pune International AirportInternationalPNQ
7Shirdi AirportDomesticSAG
8Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji AirportDomesticNDC
Manipur
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Bir Tikendrajit International AirportInternationalIMF
Meghalaya
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Shillong AirportDomesticSHL
Mizoram
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Lengpui AirportDomesticAJL
Nagaland
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Dimapur AirportDomesticDMU
Odisha
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Biju Patnaik International AirportInternationalBBI
2Veer Surendra Sai AirportDomesticJRG
Punjab
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Adampur AirportDomesticAIP
2Bathinda AirportDomesticBUP
3Pathankot AirportDomesticIXP
4Sahnewal AirportDomesticLUH
5Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International AirportInternationalATQ
Rajasthan
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Jaipur International AirportInternationalJAI
2Jaisalmer AirportDomesticJSA
3Jodhpur AirportDomesticJDH
4Kishangarh AirportDomesticKQH
5Maharana Pratap AirportDomesticUDR
6Nal AirportDomesticBKB
Sikkim
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Pakyong AirportDomesticPYG
Tamil Nadu
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Chennai International AirportInternationalMAA
2Coimbatore International AirportInternationalCJB
3Madurai International AirportInternationalIXM
4Salem AirportDomesticSXV
5Thoothukudi AirportDomesticTCR
6Tiruchirappalli International AirportInternationalTRZ
Telangana
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Rajiv Gandhi International AirportInternationalHYD
Tripura
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Maharaja Bir Bikram AirportDomesticIXA
Uttar Pradesh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Agra AirportDomesticAGR
2Allahabad AirportDomesticIXD
3Chaudhary Charan Singh International AirportInternationalLKO
4Gorakhpur AirportDomesticGOP
5Hindon AirportDomesticHDX
6Kanpur AirportDomesticKNU
7Lal Bahadur Shastri International AirportInternationalVNS
Uttarakhand
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Jolly Grant AirportDomesticDED
2Naini Saini AirportDomesticNNS
3Pantnagar AirportDomesticPGH
West Bengal
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Bagdogra International AirportInternationalIXB
2Kazi Nazrul Islam AirportDomesticRDP
3Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International AirportInternationalCCU

List Of All Airports In Indian Union Territories


Andaman and Nicobar Islands
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Veer Savarkar International AirportInternationalIXZ
Chandigarh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Chandigarh International AirportInternationalIXC
Daman and Diu
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Diu AirportDomesticDIU
Delhi
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Indira Gandhi International AirportInternationalDEL
Jammu and Kashmir
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Jammu AirportDomesticIXJ
2Sheikh ul-Alam International AirportInternationalSXR
Ladakh
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Kushok Bakula Rimpochee AirportDomesticIXL
Lakshadweep
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Agatti AirportDomesticAGX
Puducherry
No.AirportCategoryIATA
1Puducherry AirportDomesticPNY
**International Airport Also Allows Domestic Aircraft To Land**

GK Questions On Airports In India


1. First Airport in India?

Answer: Juhu Aerodrome (1928 Located in Mumbai)

2. Biggest Airport in India by Area?

Answer: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Explanation: Located in Hyderabad having a 5945 acres area.
The second-largest in terms of area is Indira Gandhi International Airport with an area of 5,106 acres.

3. Smallest Airport in India by Runaway?

Answer: Tiruchirappalli International Airport
Explanation: Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, has a 998 acres area.

4. Top 10 Airports in India?

Answer: In Terms of Passenger Traffic
1) Indira Gandhi International Airport: Delhi
2) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport: Mumbai
3) Kempegowda International Airport: Bengaluru
4) Chennai International Airport: Chennai
5) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport: Kolkata
6) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport: Hyderabad
7) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport: Ahmedabad
8) Cochin International Airport: Kochi
9) Goa International Airport: Dabolim
10) Pune Airport: Pune

5. Which State has no Commercial Airport in India?

Answer: Arunachal Pradesh

Read: List Of Upcoming Airports In India: State Wise (In Order)

6. First International Airport in India?

Answer: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (June 8, 1948)

7. How many Commercial Airport are in Kerala?

Answer: 4 (Four)

8. How many Working Airports are in Northeast India?

Answer: 12 (Twelve)

9. What is IATA?

Answer: International Air Transport Association

10. Which Indian Airline became Bankrupt in 2019?

Answer: Jet Airways

11. Which Indian Union Territory has 2 Airports?

Answer: Jammu & Kashmir
Explanation:
1) Jammu Airport: Domestic
2) Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport: International

12. Which State has the Highest Number of Commercial Airport in India?

Answer: Gujarat (9 Airport)
Explanation: The second state having the highest number of Airport is Maharashtra with 8 Commercial Airport.

13. Veer Savarkar International Airport is also known as?

Answer: Port Blair International Airport

14. Bir Tikendrajit International Airport is also known as?

Answer: Imphal International Airport

15. Busiest Airport in India?

Answer: Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)

16. First Airport in India developed under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model?

Answer: Cochin International Airport

17. Bodhgaya Airport is also known as?

Answer: Gaya International Airport

18. Where is the Headquarter of AAI?

Answer: Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan: Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi-110003

19. Chairman of AAI?

Answer: Arvind Singh

20. How many International Airports are in India? (A/O 2020)

Answer: 34 (Thirty Four)
Read the List Here.

21. Where is Indira Gandhi International Airport located?

Answer: Delhi

22. Where is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport located?

Answer: Hyderabad (Telangana)

23. Which Airport is in Thiruvananthapuram?

Answer: Trivandrum International Airport

24.  First Fully Solar Powered Airport in the World?

Answer: Cochin International Airport

25. Where is India’s Highest Airport?

Answer: Ladakh

26. Name of India’s Highest Airport?

Answer: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport

27. Where is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport?

Answer: Nagpur (Maharashtra)

28. Which Indian State has All Commercial Airport with International Status?

Answer: Kerala

29. Which Airport is located at Dum Dum, West Bengal?

Answer: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

30. Which Airport was previously Known as Sahar International Airport?

Answer: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

31. Which City houses the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport?

Answer: Ahmedabad

32. Which Airport is Present in Bengaluru?

Answer: Kempegowda International Airport

33. How many International Airports are in Northeast India?

Answer: 2 (Two)
1) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport: Assam
2) Bir Tikendrajit International Airport: Manipur

34. Which state in Northeast has the most number of Commercial Airports?

Answer: Assam

35. Which Top 5 Airports handles most of the Cargo?

Answer:
1) Indira Gandhi International Airport: Delhi
2) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport: Mumbai
3) Chennai International Airport: Chennai
4) Kempegowda International Airport: Bengaluru
5) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport: Kolkata

36. Which Airport in Inida has the most Passenger Traffic?

Answer: Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)

37. Director-General of Civil Aviation India?

Answer: Arun Kumar

38. Who Controls Airport Authority of India (AAI)?

Answer: Ministry of Civil Aviation

39. Where is Civil Aviation of Training College (CATC)?

Answer: Bamrauli (Allahabad)

40. Largest International Airport in India?

Answer: Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)

41. Which State has the Most Number of International Airport in India?

Answer: Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Explanation: Both Kerala and Tamil Nadu has 4 International Airports. Kerala has 4 Commercial Airports that are all International whereas Tamil Nadu has 6 Commercial Airports where 2 are Domestic.

42. Where is Pakyong Airport located?

Answer: Gangtok (Sikkim)

43. When was Ministry of Civil Aviation founded?

Answer: 21 October 2016

44. Where is Lengpui Airport?

Answer: Aizawl (Mizoram)

45. What is the New Name of Agartala Airport?

Answer: Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport

46. Which Airport is in Bhopal?

Answer: Raja Bhoj Airport

47. Who is Gopinath Bordoloi mentioned in Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport?

Answer: Former Chief Minister of Assam

48. Airport IATA code Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata?

Answer:
1) Delhi: DEL
2) Mumbai: BOM
3) Ahmedabad: AMD
4) Kolkata: CCU

49. Which States have Built only one Airport?

Answer: Sikkim and Mizoram

50. Which Union Territories have built only one Airport?

Answer: Lakshadweep and Chandigarh

51. Top 10 Busiest Airport in India 2020?

Answer:
1) Indira Gandhi International Airport: Delhi
2) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport: Mumbai
3) Kempegowda International Airport: Bengaluru
4) Chennai International Airport: Chennai
5) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport: Kolkata
6) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport: Hyderabad
7) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport: Ahmedabad
8) Cochin International Airport: Kochi
9) Goa International Airport: Dabolim
10) Pune Airport: Pune

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