Mangalore Airport

Mangalore International Airport (IXE)

Mangalore Airport is the gateway to coastal Karnataka, Northern Kerala, and the beautiful hilly region of Coorg. The airport also boasts an air cargo complex, which offers important connectivity to the exporters and importers in the region.

Air India operations

Fly and collect points
Check-in counters

Our check-in counters are located in the departure area on Level 1.

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This airport has one integrated terminal for both international and domestic operations.

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Unwind before and between your flights at the lounges in Mangalore Airport.

Services and amenities


Duty-free shopping


Smoking area/lounge


Nursing room


Prayer room

Self-check-in kiosks and self-baggage drop

  • Available for both domestic and international passengers.

Transfer desks

  • IXE has a transport desk to assist passengers.

Connectivity between the airport and city

  • Prepaid taxis
  • App-based private cabs
  • Private vehicle
  • Car rentals

IXE is approximately 13 km away from the city centre.

Minimum layover time

  • International: 1 hour 30 minutes 
  • Domestic: 1 hour

Resolution desk for baggage issues

You can visit the issue resolution desk at the arrivals area to resolve matters concerning lost or damaged baggage.

Places to visit nearby


Malpe Sea Walk

63 km


160 km


108 km

Airport FAQs

Mangalore Airport offers all passengers free Internet access for two hours. To access the network, follow the steps below:

  • Switch on your device’s Wi-Fi and choose ‘Wi-Fi@MIAL’.
  • Provide your mobile number and you will receive a One Time Password (OTP) on your mobile.
  • Enter the OTP to access the network, and you’ll have access for the next two hours.
  • In case of international/inactive mobile numbers, please visit the May I Help You counter at the arrival/departure area to get a coupon to activate Wi-Fi.

Yes, the Mangalore Airport facilitates assistance for Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) and offers wheelchair service.