Kadapa Airport (CDP) or Cuddapah Airport

Get ready to take to the skies with IndiGo 6E at Kadapa Airport. Find affordable flights to Kadapa on the IndiGo website as well as a slew of additional information including your flight details, airport information and check-in procedures.

Kadapa is a small city with a big history, being ruled over by various dynasties including the Pallavas, Chalukyas and Cholas. It is derived from the Telugu word Gadapa, meaning gateway or threshold. Kadapa forms the gateway to the Tirumala hills and is located near the Penna River in Andhra Pradesh. The city and its surrounding region are popular for a large number of ancient Hindu temples that feature intricate architecture. Within the city, Devuni Kadapa (‘Old Kadapa’) offers some great sightseeing with the likes of the popular Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Swamy temple. Nearby attractions include the Gandikota Fort area overlooking the gorge of the Penna River, along with other historical ruins. For an in-depth look at the attractions in Kadapa, be sure to check out our Kadapa destination guide

  • Kadapa Airport is the closest airport to the city, just 10 km north of the city centre
  • The airport has a low elevation of just 430 ft above sea level
  • Kadapa Airport was originally spelt Cuddapah, a remnant of British rule

Kadapa Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Kadapa Airport is basically constructed in the year 1953. The airport is nearly 10 km from the main city center.

  • Address/ Location: Kamalapuram - Ayyavaripalli Rd, Thimmapuram, Samudrampalli, Andhra Pradesh 516003
  • IATA code: CDP
  • Airport pin code:516003
  • Distance from the city centre: 10 KM
  • Flight tracker –  www.goindigo.in/check-flight-status.html

Kadapa Airport Terminal Information

  • Kadapa Airport was constructed in 1953 and has been receiving significant upgrades and modernisation throughout the decades
  • The airport now has a 2 km long runway capable of handling larger aircraft like the ATR 42 and ATR 72  
  • Since 2015, regular flights were available to Chennai, Hyderabad and Vijayawada, however, these were cancelled as in 2021
  • IndiGo has agreed with the government of Andhra Pradesh to operate flights from this airport
  • Improvements to the airport have resulted in a capacity for 100 passengers during peak hours  
  • The Kadapa Airport is a regional type airport operating only domestic flights, with IndiGo taking over the flight operations, this erratic airport will start to have regular routes once more

With an impeccable record of on-time performance, IndiGo is currently developing flight routes to Kadapa Airport to better serve this region. Additionally, IndiGo services nearby airports in Andhra Pradesh like Tirupati (direct flights from Bengaluru, Madurai, Kolhapur) and Kurnool (direct flights from Bengaluru, Chennai, Visakhapatnam). With IndiGo you can avail affordable flights to all parts of Andhra Pradesh, including Kadapa!


Kadapa Airport Facilities

For convenient, stress-free travel, Kadapa Airport has the following facilities:

  • Access to wheelchairs.
  • First aid and medical facilities (at Arrivals).
  • Free trolley use.
  • Mobile charging spots throughout the airport.
  • Washroom facilities.

Things to Do in Kadapa Airport

While you wait at Kadapa Airport, here are some things to keep in mind

  • The airport is small and regional, be prepared for only the basic facilities on site
  • Kadapa Airport currently does not have any food stalls past the security counter, remember to carry your snacks  

Hotels near Kadapa Airport


Hotel Grand Inn 3/365 christane lane, Railway Station Rd, near S.R. Cinema, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh 516001


Manasa Inn 123/1C-1, R.S.Road, Yerramukkapalli, near SBI, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh 516003


Blue Diamond Hotel 2/386, Railway Station Rd, Maria Puram, Nagarajupeta, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh 516001

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Kadapa Airport


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