Kochi Airport

Kochi Airport

Kochi Airport, also known as Cochin International Airport, is located in the state of Kerala in India roughly 30 km from the city of Kochi. The airport currently ranks as the seventh busiest passenger airport in India handling close to 8 million passengers each year. The airport offers a wide range of domestic and regional services including direct flights from the UAE.

Terminals at Kochi Airport

Kochi Airport currently has three operational passenger terminals including the new terminal (Terminal 3) which opened up in 2017. Terminal 3 took on all international operations at the airport, while both T2 and T1 currently handle domestic flights. There are plans to convert Terminal 2 into an executive terminal, while domestic flights will be based at Terminal 1.

Facilities at Kochi Airport

There are ample facilities and amenities available at Kochi Airport in Terminals 1 and 3. Duty-free shopping is available in the Canopy area offering a selection of duty-free goods. Additionally, a selection of general shops offering souvenirs, books and travel essentials are available to passengers in both terminals.

Travelers looking for a bite to eat can choose from a selection of cafés and snack bars open in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. A few more places to eat are also available in the Food Court area near the Canopy. Passengers also have the choice to enter the Earth Lounge which is available in Terminals 1 and 3 to enjoy beverages and comfortable surroundings to wait for your flight. The lounges also have showers for those looking to freshen up before a long flight.

Additional facilities available at Kochi Airport include a child care room for passengers traveling with infants, Wi-Fi internet and currency exchanges in both terminals. A business center is also open in the Canopy section providing computer access.

Kochi Airport Travel Information

Kochi Airport is only a 30-minute car journey away from the center of Kochi. Taxis are a popular way for travelers to get to and from the airport and are readily available. The taxis operate on a pre-paid basis which can be arranged at taxi kiosks open in both terminals.

A number of local buses run to and from the airport to various destinations including central Kochi. Passengers wishing to have access to their own vehicle during their stay can book with one of the car rental companies operating at Kochi airport. Those looking to travel further through India can benefit from the airport’s close proximity to a national railway line traveling to Delhi.

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* This information is correct as of May 2018

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 Airport Contact Details

Kochi Airport

Kochi Airport PO,
Nedumbassery 683 111,

Tel:+91 (0)484 2610115


 Location Details

Longitude:76° 16' 18'' E
Latitude:9° 56' 39'' N

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