Agatti Airport, also known as the Agatti Aerodrome, is located at the southern end of the Agatti island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep (India). It was inaugurated on April 16, 1988 and is the single airstrip in the entire archipelago, situated off the west coast of the country. Initially, it was built mainly for managing operations of Dornier 228 kind of aircraft. Agatti Airport is operated and managed by Airports Authority of India. It provides direct flights to Kochi. Agatti Airport is linked to most parts of the country via Kochi Airport.
Agatti is a 5.6-km long island brimming with coral growths, multi-colored fishes, and sea turtles. Indulge in adventurous aquatic sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, sailing, and water skiing on the beaches. There are many small local shops and markets from where you can buy souvenirs and trinkets to carry back home. You can also visit the Golden Jubilee Museum which displays carves of the traditional Minicoy sailboats called ‘jagdhoni’, antique jars, pots, wooden chests, and beautiful designer collection of gold coins. When here, do not forget to pay a visit to the Mohiyudeen Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Lakshadweep.
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