Located about 30 km. from the main city and 90 km. from Madikeri, this airport will make travel a lot easier for people travelling to Kannur, Kodagu in Karnataka and Kasaragod districts of Kerala which are known for their tourism. This airport will provide direct services to major cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. However, the district of Kannur which is known to have most of the locals based abroad out of countries like UAE and neighbouring countries are delighted to find a direct connectivity to countries like Qatar, Oman and UAE.