Kannur International Airport (CNN) or Kannur International Airport

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at Kannur International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it covered.

From Neolithic age, rock-cut caves to playing a major role in the Indian military, Kannur is quite an interesting place to explore. It is a hub for loom industries, natural treasures and folk art – Theyyam. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Kannur destination guide.

  • 25 km east of the city.

Kannur Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Kannur International Airport operates both domestic and international flights to different routes across the world. The airport is 25 km away from the city.

  • Address/ Location: Mattannur, Kannur - Mattannur Rd, Kerala 670702
  • IATA code: CNN
  • Airport pin code: 670702
  • Distance from the city centre:  25KM
  • Flight tracker –  www.goindigo.in/check-flight-status.html

Kannur Airport Terminal Information

Kannur International Airport is the fourth international airport in Kerala after Kochi, Kozhikode, and Thiruvananthapuram.

IndiGo now provides direct connectivity between Kannur and Hyderabad, Chennai, Hubli, Goa, and Bengaluru, along with seamless connections to other key destinations in India.

The terminal building area for passengers at the Kannur International Airport is approx. 97000 sq meters for both domestic and international travels; it has three levels- Basement, Arrival, and Departure.

The key feature of the airport is its “Swing Facility,” which means the sliding glass partitions in between gives you the access to use it as a domestic or international terminal or both.

Spread over an area of more than 2,000 acres, the terminal features 4000m runway, which is the fourth largest in the country.

It features six aerobridges to ease aircraft access in all the weather conditions.


Kannur International Airport Facilities

The Kannur International Airport provides with the following facilities for your smoother travel:

Immigration Services – 32, 16- Arrival and 16-Departure Counters
Customs counters around 16
More than 45 check-in counters, self-baggage drop counters, and self-check-in machines
Day Hotel featuring 20 fully-furnished rooms
Free trolleys
Baggage wrapping services
Medical Room
Postal facility, banking and money exchange counters
food outlets and duty-free shops
Pre-paid taxi services
Nursing rooms for babies
Parking area
Bus transportation to and from the airport facility

Things to Do at Kannur Airport

While you wait at Kannur International Airport spend your time

  • Shopping at Duty-Free shops for reasonable prices.
  • Snacking at the kiosk for cheaper hunger relief.
  • spend your time trying some tasty offerings

Hotels near Kannur Airport


Manshore bay Each room boast of sea view and free WiFi along with essential amenities like private bathroom and air-conditioning. Preferred majorly by couples, it is also a value for money stay.


Club 7 Beach Resort Featuring accommodation with a private beach and a garden, Club 7 Beach resort is the other name for a luxurious stay in Kannur. All the rooms have a balcony and considered ideal for couples.


Kannur Beach Nest All units in Kannur Beach Nest, equipped with air-conditioning, TV and also feature a terrace. The hotel also has a fitness room and an outdoor swimming room so that the guest can relax and enjoy within the hotel premises only.


Ocean Green Kerala Located close to the major tourist attraction, this property boasts a private beach area, garden, and a shared kitchen. The place and its surroundings also offer an array of fun-filled activities like cycling.

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Kannur Airport

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