India has 464 airports and airstrips, of which 125 are owned and managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). These airports channel 78% of domestic passenger traffic and 22% of international traffic.
Cochin International Airport is the world’s 1st fully solar-powered airport, for which it won the UN Champions of the Earth Award 2018 for Entrepreneurial Vision.
Indira Gandhi International Airport has consistently been ranked among the world’s best airports by the Airports Council International.
AAI plans to set up India’s first three water aerodromes in Andaman & Nicobar.