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  India   All India  09 Dec 2018  Kerala gets its 4 international airport in Kannur

Kerala gets its 4 international airport in Kannur

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Published : Dec 9, 2018, 11:56 am IST
Updated : Dec 9, 2018, 12:01 pm IST

The three other international airports in Kerala are in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode.

Operations commenced as the airport’s first commercial aircraft, an Air India Express flight took off to Abu Dhabi.  (Photo: ANI | Twitter)
 Operations commenced as the airport’s first commercial aircraft, an Air India Express flight took off to Abu Dhabi.  (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Kannur: Union Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Kannur International Airport today making Kerala the only state in India to have four such airports.

Operations commenced as the airport’s first commercial aircraft, an Air India Express flight took off to Abu Dhabi. 

The Opposition Congress boycotted the function to protest the exclusion of former CM Oommen Chandy from invitees list and the BJP also kept away protesting the government stand on hill temple Sabarimala.

The three other international airports in Kerala are in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode.

Tags: suresh prabhu, pinarayi vijayan, kannur international airport
Location: India, Kerala, Kannur