Kerala becomes first Indian state to have four international airports
Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:06 AM
Kerala has become first state in the country to have four-international-airports with the inauguration of the Kannur airport. Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and CM Pinarayi Vijayan jointly flagged off the inaugural Air India Express flight, carrying 186 passengers to Abu Dhabi, at the airport near Mattannur town in the morning. CM Vijayan hailed the support of minister in fulfilling the state's dream project.
Kannur International airport to be commissioned on December 9
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:13 PM
Kannur, is slated to open on December 9. However, the newly-constructed airport is currently thrown opened for public till Oct 12. The Kannur international airport will be formally commissioned on December 9. Kannur is the only airport in south India which has the facility of a large area. KIAL acquired 2,300 acres for the airport.