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Mangalore International Airport India with IATA code - IXE and ICAO code - VOML. Flights from the coastal city of Mangalore in India connect most of the southern and western cities of the country. Maximum no. of flights to Mangalore operates from Bangalore and Mumbai. From Bangalore there are four/seven flights to Mangalore every day where as from Mumbai there are five/six.

Mangalore International Airport address: Kenjar, Bajpe, Pincode – 574 142, Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka. Tel: 0824 222 0400.

Mangalore airport is 16km (Approximately 10 miles) away from the city. Just 25 minutes of travel by taxi to the airport.
Mangalore International Airport
Mangalore International Airport
The Bajpe airport was opened for flights to operate since 25th December 1951. International flights started operating from 3rd October 2006. Kozhikode and Lengpui airports are similar with table top runways, and location on top of the hill.

In a week, more than 20 flights take off from the airport carrying more than 7,500 passengers every week. Mangalore international airport can handle aircraft up to A310 size in all weather conditions. There is permission for operations during the night time too.

Air cargo operations started from May 1st 2013. In the beginning 1.5 tonnes of cargo is carried by passenger planes. The cargo complex has a capacity to handle 100 tonnes of cargo.

On 28th August 2013, the Mangalore international airport started exporting fish to Kuwait. The popular variety of silver pomfrets was exported in 12 packets to the tiny Middle East nation. The packets weighed 45kg each. Exporting process was well handled by the air cargo complex which is in the old terminal of Bajpe airport.
Nearest island airport to the south indian city is Agatti airport located in Lakshadweep Islands (permission from government at Kochi city in Kerala state is needed). Lakshadweep islands are located 144 nautical miles from Mangalore by sea. There are flights to the island only from Kochi and it takes just one and a half hours by flight.

Booking for flights: Air India , Jet Airways , Indigo , Air India Express , Spicejet , Etihad

Flights that operate from Mangalore international airport at Kenjar -

Air India flights to - Mumbai
Air India Regional - Bangalore
Air India Express that fly to - Mumbai, Bangalore, Kozhikode, Kochi, Kuwait, Muscat, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Doha, Dubai.
Jet Airways that takeoff to - Mumbai, Hyderabad, Dubai,
JetKonnect planes that fly to - Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Raipur.
SpiceJet planes that takeoff to - Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Delhi.

Etihad Airways flies to Mumbai, Bangalore, Abu Dhabi

Flights inquiry telephone no.:  

Air India City Office, Bajpe, Mlr
Tel: 0824 245 0673 

Air India Express, Bajpe, Mlr
Tel: 0824 222 0451

Airport Authority, Bajpe Airport, Mlr
Tel: 0824 222 0411

Airport Enquiries, Bajpe Airport, Mlr
Tel: 0824 225 4253

Indian Airlines, Hat hill road, Lalbagh, Mlr
Tel: 0824 245 1046

Jet Airways (India) Ltd., Rambhavan Complex, Kodialbail, Mlr-3
Tel: 0824 244 0794

Jet Airways Pvt. Ltd., Bajpe Airport, Mlr
Tel: 0824 225 3432, 18002 25522

Air India / Indian Airlines, Mlr
Tel: 0824 2451046, 18002 27722

Domestic and International flights that operate from Karnataka 

flights to Mangalore
Flights to Mangalore


Time taken by domestic flights to reach the destination from Mangalore airport: 
Mumbai, Maharashtra state – 1 hour 23 minutes
New Delhi, national capital city – 2 hours 41 minutes
Chennai, Tamil nadu state – 1 hour 14 minutes
Bengaluru, capital city of the state– 52 minutes
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh state – 1 hour 17 minutes
Raipur, Chhattisgarh state – 1 hour 58 minutes
Kochi, Kerala state56 minutes
Kozhikode, Kerala state – 45 minutes 

International flights to and from Mangalore airport:
Muscat, Oman – 3 hours 10 minutes
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 3 hours 40 minutes
Kuwait city, Kuwait – 4 hours 45 minutes
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 4 hours 15 minutes
Bahrain – 4 hours 10 minutes
Doha, Qatar – 4 hours 10 minutes

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