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Calicut Airport (CCJ) Information

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Calicut International Airport

Where is Calicut Airport?  

Calicut has been a major trading point since the middle ages (it was pivotal in the spice trade), and was once a famous cotton-weaving centre (it gave name to Calico cloth). Today, now named Kozhikode, the city is a major commercial centre, transportation hub, seaport and tech sector. 

Calicut International Airport (IATA: CCJ, ICAO: VOCL), also known as Karipur Airport, Kozhikode Airport, Malappuram Airport or simply Calicut Airport, is located 22 kilometres (14 miles) from the city Kozhikode (formerly Calicut), at Karipur, in Malappuram district, in Kerala state, India. CCJ is also near Malappuram town, 25 kilometres (16 miles) away.

In 2012, Calicut Airport served 2,209,716 passengers, making it the 13th busiest airport in India, and the 3rd busiest in Kerala state.

Air India has a base at CCJ airport. Other airlines that fly to Calicut Airport include Air Arabia, Emirates, Etihad Airways, JetKonnect, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, RAK Airways, Saudia and SpiceJet.

There are flights to Calicut Airport from Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Bahrain, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dammam, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Hyderabad, Jeddah, Kochi, Kuwait, Mumbai, Muscat, Mumbai, Ras al-Khaimah, Riyadh, Sharjah and Trivandru.

Your best bet for a Calicut Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Additional Calicut Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016