Cochin International Airport

Cochin International Airport (CIAL) , IATA – COK, ICAO – VOCI
 is the Major airport in Kerala. Kochi (Ernakulam) city is 27 Kms away from the airport  towards south. In otherwords the airport is located in Nedumbassery, about 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Kochi, in the state of KeralaIndia. It is the busiest and largest airport with modern facilities and conveniences in Kerala. It is the first modern airport setup in the public private partnership (PPP) model in civil aviation infrastructure sector in India. It  has the state-of-the-art facilities and traditionally designed architecture unique of Kerala culture, and has been constructed to entertain any type of wide-bodied aircraft to land or take off with the least of hassles.The Cochin seaport is is situated close  to the airport. The Cochin Airport serves as a vital link in International trade, travel and tourism.

In the  the financial year 2011-12, it was the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic ferrying 2,586,658 passengers and seventh busiest in terms of overall passenger traffic carrying 4,717,650 passengers. Cochin International  airport is the primary base for Air India Expressoperations and is a focus city for Air IndiaGoAirIndiGoJet AirwaysJetLite , SpiceJet etc.  

Cochin International airport handled 4.7 million passengers and had air traffic movements (ATM) of about 411 per week  in 2011–12. The airport handles approximately 850 aircraft per week, with approximately 13,500 passengers each day. 8 domestic airlines and 17 international airlines connect Kochi with nearly 40 destinations nationally and internationally.

Access to the National Highhways :- with easy access to all three National Highways passing through Kerala (NH 47, NH 17 and NH 49). 

Access to Railway  :-main Railway line from Kanyakumari to Delhi is adjacent to the airport and it is situated between Alwaye ,  Angamaly & Chalakudy  Railway Stations 

Cochin Airport Satewllite city is Ankamali ( ANGAMALY). it is just 5 Kms away . it is very ood for shopping

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