Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL) is the 4th international Airport operating in Kerala district. The Airport has already achieved 1 million passengers since their commencement. Spread across 2,300 acres, Kannur Airport has integrated terminal buildings for both domestic and international passengers under a single roof. For the convivence, the Airport has self-baggage drop counters and check-in machines so that passengers can easily check-in without any hassle. In a short span of time, Kannur International Airport has set up new routes, worked with many airlines to make sure their passengers reach out to their desired location throughout the globe and have comfortable flying experience. If you’re a frequent flyer, you might someday board your flight from Kannur International Airport. In case if you want to know more about the features and facilities here, we’ll cover all the passenger’s facilities and the terminal’s feature.
Features of Kannur International Airport
To take care of the environment, the Airport has been spread across 2300 acres of land with the concept of green building. In technical aspects, the Airport is equipped with world-class navigational aids like ILS to guide aircraft, and CAT-1 approach lighting system is also planned in Airport. To provide convenient all-weather access to the aircraft, Kannur International airport is equipped with 6 aerobridges along with Category 9 fire safety and Standard 3 in-line X-ray machines. Also, 1.05 lakh sq.ft. International air cargo complex is under construction in Kannur International Airport. In order to provide a comfortable journey to passengers, the Airport has 24 Check-in counters which are expandable up to 48, self-baggage drop counters and self-check-in machines. To add more in comfort Kannur International Airport has full-length parallel taxiway and passengers’ amenities like Food Courts, Retail outlets and many more. Also, the Airport has 16 Customs counters, 16 escalators and 17 elevators to ensure fast movements for passengers.
Other Facilities at Kannur International Airport
To provide a world-class flying experience and exceptional airport services, Airport provides pre-paid Taxi Car services. In case if there are any medical emergencies encountered by the passengers, the Airport has a fully furnished medical room with all the required first-aid equipment’s. If the passengers are travelling with Infants, the Airport also has a separate baby room. For passengers going to international destinations or arriving from international routes, Kannur International Airport has Money exchange services through passengers can easily exchange their money which will ensure hassle-free flying experience. Not only this, if the passengers have planned a long vacation pre-paid their excess baggage and have huge luggage, the Airport provides free baggage trolleys through which they can easily pass their bags through security gates. Also, passengers will get free baggage wrapping services in additional airport facilities.
Since Kannur International Airport operations are growing at a rapid scale, the parking structure has been developed in the best way, and it can approximately accommodate 700 cars, 200 taxis and 25 buses. Talking about more passengers amenities, Kannur International Airport has various food joints to satisfy passengers food cravings. If the passengers are looking for food of their liking The Lotus House situated in the Airport will cater to the needs of passengers. Not only this the Airport has several retail outlets so if the passengers want to do a little shopping before boarding their flight, they don’t have to go outside the airport premises. In case if the passengers get short of liquid cash or they need more money in case of emergencies ATMs will be available near west side check-in counters in case of departures, near domestic arrival hall exit and outside international arrival exit gates for arrival flights.