Trivandrum Airport


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                                                                                          Trivandrum Airport

Airport Address Information:

Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
Address: Trivandrum International Airport
Thiruvananthapuram-695008 (Kerala) India
Phone:  91-471-2500 283 

About Airport:

Trivandrum International Airport is in Thiruvananthapuram and is the first airport in the state of Kerala, India.
The Airport is located at a short distance from Thiruvananthapuram, and it was the fifth international airport of 
India was declared by then Prime Minister Shri V.P. Singh in 1991. The Trivandrum International Airport is the second-largest and second busiest airport in Kerala after Cochin International Airport. Trivandrum Airport also caters to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Coast Guard along with Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology which carries out pilot training activities. There are a total of 3 terminals at the Thiruvananthapuram airport out of which only 
2 are operational. The Trivandrum airport provides visa-on-arrival facility to 11 countries - Japan, Singapore, Finland, 
Luxembourg, New Zealand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Indonesia. International operations were initiated by the then Indian Airlines to cities in the Middle East in the early 1980s. Later, SriLankan Airlines and Air
The Maldives.  Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) also serves nearby places such as Punalur, Nedumangad, Attingal, Varkala, 
Chengannur, and Neyyattinkara. 

Terminals Guide:

There are a total of 3 terminals at the Thiruvananthapuram airport out of which only 
2 are operational:

Terminal 1
Terminal 1 handles domestic flights. The domestic terminal has an area of 99,000 sq ft and can handle 400 passengers at a time. 
The domestic terminal has basic amenities including cafés, a book-seller, duty-free shopping, free local calls, phone-recharging points.
Air India flights aren’t served by Terminal 1. Parking facilities are available at both terminals of the airport. Air India, SpiceJet, 
IndiGo and Jet Airways are among the major domestic flight operators.

Terminal 2
Terminal 2 for international flights. The international terminal at the Thiruvananthapuram airport has the capacity to handle 1,600 passengers at a time. The international terminal ground operations are handled by Air India and Bhadra Ground Handling services Ltd. It is fully air-conditioned 
with WIFI facility. The terminal features spacious lounges, natural lighting with extensive use of glass roofing, and better conveyance facilities for passengers. It has three baggage carousels and elaborate immigration/customs facilities. Air Arabia, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, 
Maldivian, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, SilkAir, SriLankan Airways, and Tigerair are some of the international flight booking operators which offer services to 

Particulars of Airport:

Airport Code: IATA: TRV / ICAO: VOTV
Airport Name: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
City Name: Thiruvananthapuram 
State: Kerala
Distance from city: 6 kms from the city

Airport Facilities:

# Medical Facilities- 
1.Free medical assistance available

# Restaurants and cafes-
For travelers' convenience, the airport also has food to serve and there are some recommendations.
1. Skyber Cafe
2. Masala Restaurant
3. Barista
4. Tea point

# Shops and Duty-Free-
Shops and duty-free shopping are also available at the domestic and international terminals:
2. Pantaloons
3. Van Heusen

# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. State Bank ATM
2. South Indian bank atm
3. Canara Bank ATM

# Information Desk-
The Airport provides the information desk for the travelers' convenience where they ask their can queries.

# Luggage services-
1. Provide safety to the customers' baggage by wrapping it.
2. Baggage providing counters provides passengers claim checked-in baggage.
3. One can take the trolley service to take luggage to the check-in counter.

# Child Care Rooms-
Child Care Rooms are available at both terminals. Those traveling with infants or young kids will find 
these rooms helpful.

# Currency Exchange-
There is a currency exchange facility offered at the domestic terminal of the airport.
Helpful for those who need to convert their money into the local currency.

# Wi-Fi Services-
Trivandrum airport also offers its passengers Wi-Fi services. 

Connectivity with the City:

Trivandrum International Airport has located a short distance from Thiruvananthapuram. The Trivandrum 
International Airport is the second-largest and second busiest airport in Kerala after Cochin International 
Airport. Trivandrum airport located at the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent serves as the shortest reaching point from India to Sri Lanka and the Maldives and thus the preferred airport for international tourists. There is no railway service or subway service to Thiruvananthapuram Airport. There are train connections in Thiruvananthapuram to other cities in India. There is a city bus service from the Airport into Thiruvananthapuram. KSRTC Bus No. 14 runs from outside the International Terminal to the city bus terminal at East Fort, near the Padmanabhaswamy temple. The airport
also has a prepaid taxi desk in the baggage claim area with fares listed to various destinations. 

About Trivandrum:

Thiruvananthapuram district in the Indian state of Kerala. The city takes its name from the Malayalam word Thiru-Anantha-Puram.
Thiruvananthapuram is known as the "Evergreen City of India" because of its green landscapes and the presence of many public parks. 
This beautiful city has hill stations, backwaters, beaches, lagoons, and wildlife sanctuaries. The area is a popular tourist destination and receives chartered flights for medical tourism, as there are more than a hundred recognized Ayurveda centers in and around the city. Thiruvananthapuram is a major Information Technology hub in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram is an academic and research 
hub and is home to the University of Kerala, Kerala Technological University the regional headquarters of Indira Gandhi National Open 
University, and many other schools and colleges. Thiruvananthapuram's economy comprises Information Technology, education, plantations, 
aerospace, commerce, and tourism. The city is home to media institutions like Toonz India Ltd and Tata Elxsi Ltd and is also home to 
Chitranjali Film Studio, one of the first film studios in Malayalam Cinema, and Kinfra Film and Video Park at Kazhakoottom, which is India's first Infotainment industrial park. Thiruvananthapuram is a major tourist center, known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the beaches of Kovalam and Varkala, the backwaters of Poovar, and Anchuthengu, and its Western Ghats tracts of Ponmudi and the Agastyamala. In 2013, the city was ranked 
the fifteenth best city to live in India, in a survey conducted by India Today.

Places to Visit:

1. Akkulam
2. Azhimala Beach
3. Kovalam Beaches
4. Napier Museum
5. Shanghumugham Beach
6. Kowdiar Palace
7. Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

Trivandrum Weather:

Winter (October - February)-
The winters are the best time to visit Trivandrum as the weather is cold and pleasant. 

Monsoon (July - September)-
The monsoons are relatively cooler than the summers. Trivandrum also experiences  rainfall 
in early monsoon season in June, July, and August.

Summer (March - June)- 
This is not an advisable time to visit the city as the extreme humidity can affect your sightseeing plans.