82% of the construction of the PTB, and 90% of the work on air side was completed by February 2017.
By September 90% of the work on the PTB and the city side works including flyover, PTB roofing etc... Time-consuming interior work on the PTB was in progress, runway end safety area works were to resume after the rains.
In July 2011, the Oommen Chandy government decided to make Airports Authority of India a consultant tasked with preparing a revised techno-economic feasibility report and a new master plan and design.
As the Airports Authority of India failed to submit the report in time, the consultancy was canceled and Cochin International Airport (CIAL) was entrusted to prepare the detailed project report, but the floating of tenders for construction was further delayed as experts found several technical flaws in the design prepared by CIAL.
A cargo terminal and cargo complex which was initially in Phase-II has been shifted to Phase I and is under construction.
The Phase II expansion will happen from 2026-27 to 2045-46.
Kannur International Airport (IATA: CNN, ICAO: VOKN) is an under construction, international airport designed to serve the city of Kannur in the state of Kerala, India.
The late decision to acquire more land for a runway extension from 3,050 metres (3,340 yd) to 3,400 metres (3,700 yd) on the western side, in the finishing stages of the project, triggered protests from residents.Technical assistance of the Aviation Control of the Calicut airport was sought for the landing.No runway calibration, or testing of flight parameters, was done during the landing.The principle investor in KIAL, the Government of Kerala, owns 35% of the company's shares.Other shareholders are: Public Sector Undertakings (25%), airport Public Service Unions (PSUs) (10%) and private individuals and institutions (30%). It will be able to handle up to 2,000 passengers during peak hours with its unique swing facility.