Indian Airports

Indian Airports are bustling with growth. Even most modern new airport like Bengaluru opened 10 years back are running out of space. Remote airports are also expanding the infrastructure with new terminals, run ways, navigation systems to accommodate modern aircrafts.

Various moves like public-private partnership or  100% privatization are at the forefront of these expansion activities. Indian Government is considering privatization of 4 big airports – Kolkatta, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. The objective is to raise the standards of the Indian airport to world class. Around 8 firms are in the pipeline to bid for the privatization of these airports.

The firms which have evinced interest are GMR Airports, GVK Group, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited, Siemens Postal Parcel & Airport Logistics Pvt Ltd and International Business Development Flughafen Zurich AG Postfrach . However, there is resistance from employees and they are threatening a protest in March 2015. It may be noted, the earlier government had also sought to privatize these airport but could not make progress.


The total number of airports in India are around 495, which includes airports owned by defence establishments, state governments, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and private operators. Out of these AAI owns 137 airports of which only 109 are operational.

Indian Airport News

Dharbhanga airport to be commissioned by end 2020

Darbhanga airport is set to be commissioned by end of 2020. The new airport is being constructed as a civil ...
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Union government approves leasing of Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram Airports

Union government has approved leasing out of three international airports in India - Thiruvananthapuram Airport in Kerala, Guwahati airport in ...
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Hyderabad airport launches seamless temperature sensitive cargo movement

Hyderabad airport, managed by GMR Group GHIAL has introduced a Multi Unit Load Device which will help to transfer temperature ...
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AAI to open non-operational airport for training pilots

India government has decided to use non-operational airports for training new pilots in India. Currently, there is an overwhelming demand ...
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Karnataka government signs MoU to develop Kalaburgi airport

Karnataka government has inked a pact with the Airports Authority of India for the development, operation and maintenance of Kalaburagi ...
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MCAO moots waiving landing charges in select defence airports with civil enclave

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCAO) is considering to remove landing charges in select small defence airports with civil enclave to ...
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AAI launches new modern airport kitchen in Chennai

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has launched a modern airport kitchen equipped with state-of-the-art-facilities at the Chennai International Airport. The ...
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AAI to commission Kishengarh airport in Rajasthan

Airports Authority of India is set to inaugurated Kishengarh airport in August 2017. The airport located about 100-kilometers from Jaipur, ...
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List of Airports in India

Agartala Airport

Company Name: Agartala Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Agartala Aerodrome 799009 West Tripura Tripura Tel: 0381-2342224 Fax: ...
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Agatti Airport

Company Name: Agatti Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Agathi 682553 Lakshadweep Lakshadweep Tel: 04894-242615 Fax: 04894-242560 Mktg-Email ...
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Agra Airport

Company Name: Agra Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Civil Air Terminal Kheria City: Agra 282006 Agra Uttar Pradesh ...
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Ahmedabad International Airport

Company Name: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Ahmedabad 380003 Ahmedabad Gujarat Tel: 079-2286 ...
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Airports Authority Of India

Company Name: Airports Authority Of India OldName: Group : Government of India Enterprise Address: Corp Office Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, Safdarjung ...
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Akola Airport

Company Name: Akola Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Akola 444001 Akola Maharashtra Tel: Fax: Mktg-Email : HR-Email ...
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Allahabad Airport

Company Name: Allahabad Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Allahabad 211001 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh Tel: 0532-2580453/91-9839365159 Fax: 0532-2580453 ...
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Along Airport

Company Name: Along Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Along Topte Patte Kasseng Circle East Kameng Arunachal Pradesh ...
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Amritsar International Airport

Company Name: Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office City: Amritsar 143101 Amritsar Punjab ...
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Aurangabad Airport

Company Name: Aurangabad Airport OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Chikal Thana City: Chikalthana 431007 Aurangabad Maharashtra Tel: 0240-2476147 Fax: ...
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