Putting an end to a wait of five decades, Kannur International Airport was inaugurated on Sunday. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the fourth international airport in the state with Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi being the other three.
Located within 30 KM of the main town, the airport puts Kannur on the global aviation map. The inaugural flight, Air India Express Boeing 737-800 to Abu Dhabi, took off on Sunday with 185 passengers.
Take a tour of the newly opened Kannur International Airport
1) Connectivity: Budget air travel and easier connectivity with the northern part of the Kerala — Kannur Airport will serve both purposes. International flights to the UAE, Oman and Qatar will be operated from this airport. For regional connectivity, flights to Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Mumbai will be available. Air India Express and Go Air have already started operations. Other airlines like SpiceJet will start shortly. Read More