Kannur Airport Inaugurated; Kerala Becomes 1st State to Have 4 International Airports

  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu jointly inaugurated the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) on December 9, 2018.
  • The first flight from the airport, was flagged off to Abu Dhabi.
  • With this, Kerala has become the first Indian state to have a total of four international airports.
  • The three other international airports in Kerala are in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode.