There are three International airports in Kerala. They are the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Nedumbassery International Airport and the Calicut International Airport. It is easy to reach Kerala by airways through these airports. These airports have both domestic and International flights that connect Kerala with other cities within and outside India.
Thoruvananthapuram is directly connected to major cities of India namely Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. The duration to reach Kerala from Mumbai is around 3 hours, From New Delhi it is 4 hours and takes just an hour from Chennai. Kolkata is not directly connected by airways to Kerala; hence one can reach Kolkata by first going to Chennai or some other city mentioned here. There are flights to foreign countries like Singapore, Colombo, Muscat, Bahrain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Dubai etc. Some of the International Airlines from Thiruvananthapuram are Gulf Air, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Lanka, Air Maldives and Air India. The domestic Carriers include Kingfisher Airlines, Air-Deccan, and Indian Airlines.
Since Kerala is one of the favorite destinations of the tourists, it is necessary to answer to the query of How to reach Kerala. In all the airports there are prepaid taxi service facilities available. Earlier air travel could be afforded only by the rich but now with the emergence of many private and public flights in Kerala, it is within the reach of the common man as well.
The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is in the southern most part of Kerala. The Cochin International Airport is situated around 35 kms from Ernakulam. The Calicut International Airport is located around 26 kms from Calicut Railway Station.
The details of the three main Airports of Kerala are given below
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
Telephone Numbers: +91- 471 – 2501424/2501220/2502323
Cochin International Airport Limited
Telephone Numbers: +91- 484 – 2 610115/2611322/2610033
Fax Number: +91 – 484 – 610012
Telephone Numbers: +91- 483 – 2711314/2710417/ 2710517