Kannur International Airport

Creating outside support services/ infrastructural facilities is considered to be as important as the development of the airport itself. The greatest emphasis is being laid on access roads. The plan is to take up and complete the supporting infrastructure at the earliest.

Kannur International Airport
Roads Being Developed
Kannur Mattannur
Thalassery Mattannur
Payannur Mattannur
Karnataka Border Mattannur
Mattannur - Anjarakandy Thalassery
Wayanad Mattannur
Mahe Muzhuppilangad by pass
Nadapuram Thalassery

Rail linking Thalassery with Mysore will facilitate multi-modal access to the airport. The State Government is pursuing discussions with the Central Ministry of Railways on a proposal for 'Kannur International Airport Railway Station.

Tourism / Hotels

Tourism, especially health, pilgrimage and beach tourism, is being developed in the state to attract more national and international tourists. The airport is quite close to Wayanad and Kodagu (Coorg) which are well known locations for adventure and wild life tourism with great scenic beauty. Several hotel chains have come up to explore the tourism potential of the region.

Pilgrimage Tourism

This is a branch of tourism which is being promoted in this area in view of the presence of a large number of internationally famous shrines belonging to different religions.


Traditional industries like textile, handloom and modern sectors like IT will get a boost with the establishment of the airport. Similarly the airport will grow consequent to the rapid industrialization from the flow of increased passengers, a win-win situation for both.

  • IT Park under development by Government