Major airports in India offer both domestic and overseas flights. The airport transportation network of the country effectively fulfills the needs of a large number of tourists and visitors who are arriving in the country from distant locations. The travel and tourism sector of the country is thriving at a rapid pace. This is making a significant contribution to the economic development of the country in a special way. The country is home to over 20 international airports and various national airports. Over 335 civilian airports in the country are there and they can be categorized into airports with concreted runways (250) and airports with caliche-topped runways (96).
The major airports in India include the following: Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai, Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi, Calicut International Airport of Calicut, Begumpet Airport of Hyderabad, Cochin International Airport Limited of Cochin, Chennai International Airport of Chennai, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata, HAL Airport of Bangalore, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport of Ahmedabad, Raja Sansi International Airport of Amritsar and Trivandrum International Airport