Making a statement in this regard in the state Assembly under section 300 of Assembly rules, State Excise and in-charge of Airports, K Babu said that the Airport was expected to become commercially operational in September.
    
Kannur Airport will be the fourth international airport in the state, the others being in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode.
    
Kannur Airport, second to be built under PPP route after Nedumbassery International Airport at Kochi, has received permission from Director General of Civil Aviation to conduct trial run using Code-B- Aircraft, Babu said, adding "aircraft has also been received from Defence Ministry.

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