Kozhikode Airport Duty Free

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About Kozhikode Airport (CCJ)

IATA/ICAO Code:
CCJ/VOCL
Address:
Padinharathara, Malappuram district, Karipur, Kerala 673647, India
City:
Calicut
Country:
India
Phone:
+91 483 271 9491
Website: https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/calicut
Arrivals: Calicut International Airport (CCJ) Arrivals
Departures: Calicut International Airport (CCJ) Departures
Latitude/Longitude
11.13679981, 75.95529938
Map: Click to view airport map
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Kozhikode Airport (IATA: CCJ, ICAO: VOCL), is an airport serving the Calicut area in India. Scroll down or click here to see what Kozhikode Airport shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities we have in our Duty Free Information 2022 Database. Currently in our database we have information on 3 shops, 8 cafes, and 2 restaurants at Kozhikode Airport. If you believe this data is out of date or incorrect in any way, please contact us and we will get our team of researchers to correct our data.

This airport has one 2,860-meter asphalt runway and is one of the few airports with a tabletop runway that makes approaches tricky. It also makes it hard to accommodate wide-bodied jets. 1.6 million plus passengers went through the doors in 2021, and there were 15,008 airport movements. It did not have international status until 2006.

CCJ was inaugurated in 1988, and its future development was funded by donations through an independent agency when the government said they had no money for an airport. This led to the development of the Malabar International Airport Development Society which works to keep the airport operational. For a short time, the wide-bodied jets were unable to use the airport, but once the runway was redone, they received clearance to continue to operate.

Ground transportation includes buses, rail and taxis.

How far away is Kozhikode Airport from from the centre of Calicut?

It takes approximately 49 mins to drive the 17.4 mi (28 kilometres) between the centre of Calicut and Kozhikode Airport, making it accessible enough to facilitate and accommodate any travel plans. Make sure you arrive in time to take the opportunity to explore the duty-free shopping opportunities located inside CCJ airport, where you can purchase exclusive perfumes and colognes, cigarattes, alcohol, food items, confectionery, and souvenirs from India.

What are the parking options at Kozhikode Airport?

External parking options are available. Don't forget that you can also opt to leave your car at home, thanks to the many public transportation alternatives that can take you to and from Kozhikode Airport.

Frequently Asked Questions

Duty free shopping is when you can purchase goods that have had the duty/tax (usually taxes like import, VAT, and sales tax) waivered by the government, therefore reducing the prices that you would normally expect to pay in a standard shop or website. Duty free shops are usually found at airports or sea terminals, but you can also sometimes purchase duty free goods during international flights or on cruises.

Anyone travelling internationally (between two different countries) is eligible to purchase duty free items.

The term 'duty' refers to the tax that you pay if you bring a product from one country to another. i.e. if you bought some perfume in the United Kingdom, and then flew to Germany you might have to pay tax in both countries. Most governments do not charge the duty on products bought when you are leaving that country, which means that the customer doesn't have to pay the tax twice. This usually only applies when you are leaving the country, i.e. it is for export purposes only.

As the price for items bought in duty free shops often have the duty taken off the RRP, it can make them a lot cheaper than if you bought the goods in a normal shop. However, there are usually limits on how much you can buy on your trip, and these limits will vary from country to country, and also vary from item to item (i.e. there will be different limits on alcohol and cigarettes).

The most popular items in duty free shops are usually the products that are most heavily taxed, i.e. alcohol, perfumes, and tobacco. Duty free inventories will vary from country to country, and also from airport to airport. In larger airports, you may even find different prices in the numerous shops - remember it's always best to shop around! Make sure you check our database to see all the shops at each airport, and then you can invesigate the prices at each one.

Sadly, you can't just turn up at a duty free shop with several empty suitcases and fill them up with goodies! Restrictions will be in place, and these can vary from country to country. You will only be allowed to buy certain amounts of different types of products. Tobacco, alcohol, and perfumes are usually the products that are most likely to be subject to the stricter allowances. Make sure you check whilst purchasing, or else you run the risk of your items being confiscated upon arrival at your destination's customs.

No. Duty free is only available to travellers who are flying from one country to another country.

Yes. Many duty free shops will allow you to pre-order any purchases online before your journey. You will need your boarding pass and passport when you pick the items up from the airport shop.

What is there to do upon arrival at Kozhikode Airport?

Once you arrive at the airport, you have the option to fuel up for your journey ahead by grabbing a bite to eat at any of the 10 available restaurants and cafes, or why not head straight for the duty-free shopping opportunities at the 3 different shops around Kozhikode Airport? Get a last-minute gift for a loved one, or spoil yourself with a well-deserved souvenir from your trip.

Kozhikode Airport shops, restaurants, and facilities

Shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, and facilities at Kozhikode Airport include:

3sixty5
  • 24 hours
AAI Restaurant
Alhind Cafè Naaz
  • 24 hours
Bavu Thattukada
  • +919656380963
Beans Burg
Bird Lounge
  • 24 hours
Clink Bar
Coffee Delight
  • International Departure Gate 2
FleminGo Duty Free
  • +914832719491
  • 24 hours
Fresc Co Cafe
  • 24 hours
Namaste Calicut
  • 24 hours
Samovar
  • 24 hours
Samovar
  • 24 hours
Skyber Cafe
Street Foods
  • Closes 11pm

What airlines operate passenger services out of Kozhikode Airport?

The following airlines all fly passenger services out of Kozhikode Airport:

Kozhikode Airport Reviews

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