Kannur airport set for grand opening, preparations on


Mattanur: A impressive inaugural function of the latest airport in Kerala is on the cards as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will dedicate the Kannur International Airport to the nation on December 9. Union Minister of Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu will be the chief guest, and close to one lakh people are expected to attend the opening ceremony.


The venue of inaugural function will be near the terminal building. Boarding passes for the passengers of the first flight from the airport will be issued during the inaugural function.

Private vehicles will be barred from entering the vicinity of the airport on the inauguration day. Traffic regulations will be enforced on the day of inauguration in Mattanur.

Private vehicles should be parked at Panayatham Parambu, Mattanur HSS and Polytechnic College. The visitors will be ferried from these parking spaces to the venue in buses.

Special passes will be issued for vehicles of passengers and VIPs, and these vehicles can be parked on the airport premises.

Kudumbashree stalls will dispense drinking water. The visitors should follow green protocol.

The commercial buildings in Mattanur and nearby places will be decked in colourful lights, and a high level of cleanliness will be maintained in the town.