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Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate Kannur International Airport on Dec 9

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Mumbai: Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the newly-constructed Kannur International Airport (KIA) on December 9, the airport’s managing director V Thulasidas announced on Friday.

The airport, to be operated by Kannur International Airport Ltd. (KIAL), is the second greenfield airport to be built under public-private partnership (PPP) model in Kerala after Kochin International Airport.

The new airport is spread over 2,330 acres of land with a runway length of 3,050 meters, and is expected to serve more than one million passengers annually to begin with.

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