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Calicut International Airport

Airport in Karipur, Malappuram, Kerala, India

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Calicut International Airport: Airport in Karipur, Malappuram, Kerala, India
Calicut International Airport, also known as Karipur Airport, is an international airport located in Karipur, Malappuram district of Kerala, India. It serves the Malabar region of Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad and Palakkad. It is situated 25 kilometres away from Malappuram city and 28 kilometres away from Kozhikode city. It serves two of the seven metropolitan areas in the state- Kozhikode metropolitan area and Malappuram metropolitan area. The airport opened on 13 April 1988. The airport serves as an operating base for Air India Express and operates Hajj Pilgrimage services to Medina and Jeddah from Kerala. It was the eleventh-busiest airport in India in terms of overall passenger traffic. It is the third-busiest airport in Kerala after Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. It was given international airport status on 2 February 2006. It is one of few airports in the country with a tabletop runway. It is a focus airport for Air India, Indigo and Spicejet. It is one of the most profitable public sector airports in India.

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Kerala plane crash: Why safety regulator says Calicut airport is safe [Video]

Kerala plane crash: Why safety regulator says Calicut airport is safe

In a conversation with Hindustan Times' national political editor, Sunetra Choudhury, Directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar said that the tabletop runway at Calicut Airport was..

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Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman [Video]

Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman

Speaking about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh informed that jumbo jets used to land at Karipur Airport after several issues were..

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Kozhikode plane crash: CM Kerjiwal extends condolences to bereaved families [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: CM Kerjiwal extends condolences to bereaved families

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Kozhikode plane crash extended his condolences to the families of the deceased and injured. "It is a tragic incident," he added. An Air India Express plane..

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Flight Data Recorder recovered from wrecked Air India Express plane [Video]

Flight Data Recorder recovered from wrecked Air India Express plane

Officials have recovered Digital Flight Data Recorder (DFDR) from the Air India Express plane which crash landed at Karimpur airport in Kerala on August 07, and left at least 18 people dead which..

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Watch: CISF official, eyewitness to Kozhikode plane crash, narrates the incident [Video]

Watch: CISF official, eyewitness to Kozhikode plane crash, narrates the incident

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, Ajeet Singh, who is an eye witness to the Kozhikode plane crash, narrated the entire incident. The Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) said, "I saw the..

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Air India plane skids during landing at Kozhikode airport [Video]

Air India plane skids during landing at Kozhikode airport

An Air India Express plane carrying 184 passengers including 10 infants, which was coming from Dubai, skidded while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening. Kondotty Police said that..

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