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List of Important Airports in India With Quiz

List of Important Airports in India With Quiz

 Dear Readers,

Those who are preparing for competitive examinations like Banking, SSC, Railways, FCI, RBI etc. are quite well aware of the importance of Static GK. So in this article we will be sharing the list of important airports in India. At the end of this post there will be a quiz to make your learning interesting & worthwhile.

Indian airports are operated & managed by Airport Authority of India, under Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. It is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It provides Air traffic management (ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas.

Sr. No. Name of the Airport City Territory/State
1 Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair Andaman and Nicobar Island
  • It is also known as Port Blair Airport.
  • Named after Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
2 Visakhapatnam International Airport Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
3 Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Assam
  • It is also known as Guwahati International Airport.
  • Named after Gopinath Bordoloi (A freedom fighter & the first Chief Minister of Assam after Independence of India) .
4 Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport Patna Bihar
  • Named after Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak, was an Indian independence activist, theorist and political leader.
5 Gaya International Airport Gaya Bihar
  • It is also known as Bodhgaya Airport
  • Bodh Gaya is a famous religious & tourist spot. It is a place where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment. 
6 Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur Chhattisgarh
7 Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi Delhi
  • Named after Indira Gandhi, first female Prime Minister of India.
8 Goa International Airport Goa Goa
  • It is also known as Dabolim Airport.
9 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad Gujarat
  • Named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India.
10 Imphal International Airport Imphal Manipur
11 Birsa Munda Airport Ranchi Jharkhand
  • It is also known as Ranchi Airport.
  • Named after Indian tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
12 Sonari Airport Jamshedpur Jharkhand
13 Srinagar International Airport Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
  • It is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport.
14 Kempegowada International Airport Bengaluru Karnataka
  • Named after Kempe Gowda I, the founder of Bengaluru.
15 Mangalore Airport Mangalore Karnataka
16 Calicut International Airport Kozhikode Kerala
17 Cochin International Airport Kochi Kerala
  • First airport in India developed under PPP model.
  • It is the first airport in the world to run completely on solar power.
18 Trivandrum International Airport Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
19 Agatti Aerodrome Agatti Island Lakshadweep
20 Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport Indore Madhya Pradesh
  • Named after Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore. She belongs to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire.
21 Raja Bhoj International Airport Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
  • Named after Raja Bhoja an Indian king from the Paramara Dynasty.
22 Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai Maharashtra
  • Named after the Maratha Emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji.
23 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur Maharashtra
  • Named after B. R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.
24 Pune Airport Pune Maharashtra
25 Zaruki International Airport Shillong Meghalaya
26 Lengpui Airport Aizwal Mizoram
27 Biju Patnaik International Airport Bhubaneswar Odisha
  • It is also known as Bhubaneswar Airport.
  • Named after Biju Patnaik, the former Chief Minister of Odisha.
28 Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport Amritsar Punjab
  • Named after Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth Sikh Guru & the founder of Amritsar City.
29 Jaipur International Airport Jaipur Rajasthan
30 Chennai International Airport Chennai Tamil Nadu
31 Coimbatore International Airport Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
32 Tiruchirappalli International Airport Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu
33 Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad Telangana
  • Named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India.
34 Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
  • Named after Chaudhary Charan Singh, the 5th Prime Minister of India.
  • Formerly known as Amausi Airport.
35 Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
  • Named after Lal Bahadur Shastri, the 2nd Prime Minister of India.
  • Formerly known as Varanasi Airport.
36 Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun Uttrakhand
  • Dehradun Airport also known as Jolly Grant Airport.
37 Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata West Bengal
  • Earlier it was known as Dum Dum Airport.
  • Named after Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a renowned leader of the Indian independence movement.
38  Bagdogra Airport Siliguri West Bengal


Important Airports in India

To make your learning interesting & worthwhile. We are providing you with a short quiz which consists of 10 questions. 

After the end of this quiz do mention your time & score in the comment section. 

If you find any mistake, please tell us in the comment section. 

Thank You & all the very best.

Thank you , Readers!!


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Knowledge Sharing is purely an educational blog which is maintained by Abhinav Prasad. Abhinav is currently pursuing MBA & he predominantly writes articles related to Aptitude and General Knowledge. He is also an enthusiastic learner and loves photography.

  • Ajit says:

    Amazing concept presented in a very beautiful way!

  • Abhijit says:

    Wonderfully explained.

  • Abhishek says:

    Good. Complete list of airport’s at one place.

  • Manish Sinha says:

    Very nice and useful information…

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