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Calicut International Airport (Malayalam കോഴിക്കോട് അന്താരാഷ്ട്ര വിമാനത്താവളം) (IATA: CCJ, ICAO: VOCL), also known as Karipur Airport, is an International Airport serving the city of Kozhikode (Calicut), Kerala, India. The airport is located in Karipur, Malappuram district about 28 km (17 mi) from the Kozhikode Railway Station and 25 km (16 mi) from the town of Malappuram, with the closest railway station being at Feroke. Air India Express has a base at the airport. It is the seventh busiest airport in the country in terms of international passenger traffic and the 12th busiest airport in India in terms of overall passenger traffic.
The airport was given the international airport status on 2 February 2006, thereby paving the way for the improvement of infrastructure for handling international flights. It is the third busiest airport in Kerala after Cochin International Airport and Trivandrum International Airport.