20 Largest and Busiest Airports in India

India, one of the populous countries in the World, and business hub and also has largest labour force. There are more than 50 Airports which active in service for passenger and cargo transport. There are dozens of Airports handles International Aircraft movements. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad Airports handle more passengers than any other airports in India. The ranking is shown below based on the data provided by the Airport Authority of India in 2012 and 2013, by total passenger traffic.

20. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport

Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport

Location: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Passenger Movements: 1,112,834
Aircraft Movements: 13,627
Runway Length: 2,750 m

19. Biju Patnaik Airport

Biju Patnaik Airport

Location: Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Passenger Movements: 1,253,263
Aircraft Movements: 12,512
Runway Length: 2,743

18. Coimbatore International Airport

Coimbatore International Airport

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Location: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Passenger Movements: 1,345,382
Aircraft Movements: 17,935
Runway Length: 2,990 m

17. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport

Location: Nagpur, Maharashtra
Passenger Movements: 1,415,739
Aircraft Movements: 14,042
Runway Length: 3,169 m

16. Srinagar International Airport

Srinagar International Airport

Location: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Passenger Movements: 1,632,098
Aircraft Movements: 14,828
Runway Length: 3,685 m

15. Sanganer International Airport

Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan
Passenger Movements: 1,828,304
Aircraft Movements: 19,852
Runway Length: 3,505 m

14. Amausi International Airport

Amausi International Airport

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Passenger Movements: 2,018,554
Aircraft Movements: 19,749
Runway Length: 2,800 m

13. Calicut International Airport

Calicut International Airport

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Location: Karipur, Malappuram, Kerala
Passenger Movements: 2,209,716
Aircraft Movements: 16,854
Runway Length: 2,860 m

12. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport

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Location: Borjhar, Guwahati, Assam
Passenger Movements: 2,244,684
Aircraft Movements: 34,789
Runway Length: 3,110 m

11. Trivandrum International Airport

Trivandrum International Airport

Photo by Дмитрий Крицукvia Flickr

Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Passenger Movements:2,814,799
Aircraft Movements: 26,001
Runway Length: 3,400 m

10. Pune Airport

Pune Airport is operated by Airport Authority of India and located 10 km from Pune in the state of Maharashtra and it handles about 27,000 Cargo tonnages.

Passenger Movements: 2,808,939
Aircraft Movements: 21,764
Runway Length: 2,539 m

Pune Airport


9. Goa International Airport

Goa International Airport located 4 km from Vasco da Gama, 23 km from South Goa, and 30 km from Panjim. In 1950’s the airport built in 249 acres at the elevation of 56 meters.

Passenger Movements: 3,521,551
Aircraft Movements: 27,430
Runway Length: 3,458 m

Goa International Airport


8. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

This is the main and largest Airport in Gujarat, located in the city of Ahmadabad serves to Ahmadabad and Gandhinagar and hub for Air India, Blue Dart Aviation, IndiGo, Jet Airways and SpiceJet, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.

Passenger Movements: 4,162,747
Aircraft Movements: 38,289
Runway Length: 3,599 m

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport


7. Cochin International Airport

This Airport owned by Cochin International Airport Limited sited in Nedumbassery about 30 km from Cochin. Opened for public in 1999 and main hub for Air India Express, is managed 46,906 Cargo tonnage in 2013.

Passenger Movements: 4,880,773
Aircraft Movements: 40,150
Runway Length: 3,400 m

Cochin International Airport


6. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is an international Airport situated in Shamshabad about 22 km from Hyderabad city, this airport also called as Hyderabad International Airport.
Passenger Movements: 8,300,469
Aircraft Movements: 90,151
Runway Length: 4,260 m

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport


5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport about 17 km away from the Kolkata city, it spread in the area about 1670 acres, the earlier name is Dum Dum Airport. It handed around 123,491 Cargo tonnage in the year of 2013.

Passenger Movements: 10,068,655
Aircraft Movements: 93,605
Runway Length: 3,860 m

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport


4. Kempegowda International Airport

Kempegowda International Airport, the newly opened airport in 2008 and located in Devanahalli in Bangalore about 40 km from the centre of Bangalore.

Passenger Movements: 11,993,887
Aircraft Movements: 104,642
Runway Length: 4,200 m

Kempegowda International Airport


3. Anna International Airport, Chennai

Anna International Airport situated in Chennai operating by Airports Authority of India also called as Chennai International Airport and handles 325 aircraft movements in a day.

Passenger Movements: 12,776,760
Aircraft Movements: 117,418
Runway Length: 3,658 m

Anna International Airport


2. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

Mumbai International Airport is the second largest by passenger movement opened on 1942 and located in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra. It’s named after Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Passenger Movements: 30,207,514
Aircraft Movements: 244,499
Runway Length: 3,660 m

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport


1. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi

Indira Gandhi International Airport is located in the Delhi the Capital city of India, with Asphalt surface it manages around 280,713 Aircraft movement and 546,311 Cargo tonnage annually.

Passenger Movements: 34,368,411
Aircraft Movements: 280,713
Runway Length: 4,430 m

Indira Gandhi International Airport


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