List Of All Commercial Airports In India (Updated 2021)

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

Last Updated: 17 March 2021

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 don’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 March 2021

Andhra Pradesh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Kadapa AirportCDPDomestic
2Rajahmundry AirportRJADomestic
3Tirupati AirportTIRDomestic
4Vijayawada AirportVGADomestic
5Visakhapatnam International AirportVTZInternational

Assam


No.AirportIATACategory
1Dibrugarh AirportDIBDomestic
2Jorhat AirportJRHDomestic
3Lilabari AirportIXIDomestic
4Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi
International Airport
GAUInternational
5Silchar AirportIXSDomestic
6Tezpur AirportTEZDomestic

Bihar


No.AirportIATACategory
1Gaya International AirportGAYInternational
2Jay Prakash Narayan AirportPATDomestic

Chhattisgarh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Swami Vivekananda AirportRPRDomestic

Goa


No.AirportIATACategory
1Dabolim International AirportGOIInternational

Gujarat


No.AirportIATACategory
1Bhavnagar AirportBHUDomestic
2Bhuj AirportBHJDomestic
3Jamnagar AirportJGADomestic
4Kandla AirportIXYDomestic
5Porbandar AirportPBDDomestic
6Rajkot AirportRAJDomestic
7Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
International Airport
AMDInternational
8Surat International AirportSTVInternational
9Vadodara AirportBDQDomestic

Himachal Pradesh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Kangra AirportDHMDomestic
2Kullu–Manali AirportKUUDomestic
3Shimla AirportSLVDomestic

Jharkhand


No.AirportIATACategory
1Birsa Munda International AirportIXRInternational
2Sonari AirportIXWDomestic

Karnataka


No.AirportIATACategory
1Belgaum AirportIXGDomestic
2Hubli AirportHBXDomestic
3Kempegowda International AirportBLRInternational
4Mangalore International AirportIXEInternational
5Mysore AirportMYQDomestic

Kerala


No.AirportIATACategory
1Calicut International AirportCCJInternational
2Cochin International AirportCOKInternational
3Kannur International AirportCNNInternational
4Trivandrum International AirportTRVInternational

Madhya Pradesh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar
International Airport
IDRInternational
2Gwalior AirportGWLDomestic
3Jabalpur AirportJLRDomestic
4Khajuraho AirportHJRDomestic
5Raja Bhoj AirportBHODomestic

Maharashtra


No.AirportIATACategory
1Aurangabad AirportIXUDomestic
2Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj AirportKLHDomestic
3Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International AirportBOMInternational
4Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International AirportNAGInternational
5Nashik AirportISKDomestic
6Pune International AirportPNQInternational
7Shirdi AirportSAGDomestic
8Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji AirportNDCDomestic

Manipur


No.AirportIATACategory
1Bir Tikendrajit International AirportIMFInternational

Meghalaya


No.AirportIATACategory
1Shillong AirportSHLDomestic

Mizoram


No.AirportIATACategory
1Lengpui AirportAJLDomestic

Nagaland


No.AirportIATACategory
1Dimapur AirportDMUDomestic

Odisha


No.AirportIATACategory
1Biju Patnaik International AirportBBIInternational
2Veer Surendra Sai AirportJRGDomestic

Punjab


No.AirportIATACategory
1Adampur AirportAIPDomestic
2Bathinda AirportBUPDomestic
3Pathankot AirportIXPDomestic
4Sahnewal AirportLUHDomestic
5Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee
International Airport
ATQInternational

Rajasthan


No.AirportIATACategory
1Jaipur International AirportJAIInternational
2Jaisalmer AirportJSADomestic
3Jodhpur AirportJDHDomestic
4Kishangarh AirportKQHDomestic
5Maharana Pratap AirportUDRDomestic
6Nal AirportBKBDomestic

Sikkim


No.AirportIATACategory
1Pakyong AirportPYGDomestic

Tamil Nadu


No.AirportIATACategory
1Chennai International AirportMAAInternational
2Coimbatore International AirportCJBInternational
3Madurai International AirportIXMInternational
4Salem AirportSXVDomestic
5Thoothukudi AirportTCRDomestic
6Tiruchirappalli International AirportTRZInternational

Telangana


No.AirportIATACategory
1Rajiv Gandhi International AirportHYDInternational

Tripura


No.AirportIATACategory
1Maharaja Bir Bikram AirportIXADomestic

Uttar Pradesh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Agra AirportAGRDomestic
2Allahabad AirportIXDDomestic
3Chaudhary Charan Singh
International Airport
LKOInternational
4Gorakhpur AirportGOPDomestic
5Hindon AirportHDXDomestic
6Kanpur AirportKNUDomestic
7Lal Bahadur Shastri
International Airport
VNSInternational

Uttarakhand


No.AirportIATACategory
1Jolly Grant AirportDEDDomestic
2Naini Saini AirportNNSDomestic
3Pantnagar AirportPGHDomestic

West Bengal


No.AirportIATACategory
1Bagdogra International AirportIXBInternational
2Kazi Nazrul Islam AirportRDPDomestic
3Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
International Airport
CCUInternational

List Of All Airports In Indian Union Territories


Andaman and Nicobar Islands


No.AirportIATACategory
1Veer Savarkar International AirportIXZInternational

Chandigarh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Chandigarh International AirportIXCInternational

Daman and Diu


No.AirportIATACategory
1Diu AirportDIUDomestic

Delhi


No.AirportIATACategory
1Indira Gandhi International AirportDELInternational

Jammu and Kashmir


No.AirportIATACategory
1Jammu AirportIXJDomestic
2Sheikh ul-Alam International AirportSXRInternational

Ladakh


No.AirportIATACategory
1Kushok Bakula Rimpochee AirportIXLDomestic

Lakshadweep


No.AirportIATACategory
1Agatti AirportAGXDomestic

Puducherry


No.AirportIATACategory
1Puducherry AirportPNYDomestic
**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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