Calicut Airport also known as Karipur Airport, located at Karipur in Malappuram district, near Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India is 26 km from the Calicut Railway Station. Though quite a few international flights are connected to Kozhikode airport but it mainly has domestic flights connecting to many parts of India.
The Calicut airport is located in the Malapurram district in Calicut. The airport Calicut caters to only domestic flights in India. The airport is located at a distance of 26 Kilometers (approximately) from the Calicut railway station. This airport has one of its kind "lead-in lighting" system.
This system is designed to lead the aircraft to the proximity of threshold of the runway by a group of lights preceding one after the other thus directing the aircraft near the runway during emergencies like bad weather, emergency landing, etc.