Karipur

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Karipur
Airport Village
Coordinates: 11°8′0″N75°57′0″E / 11.13333°N 75.95000°E / 11.13333; 75.95000 Coordinates: 11°8′0″N75°57′0″E / 11.13333°N 75.95000°E / 11.13333; 75.95000
CountryFlag of India.svg India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-84

Karipur (also spelt Karippur) is a locality in the Kondotty taluk of the Malappuram district of Kerala, India, 25 km (16 mi) from the city of Malappuram. It is best known as the site of Karipur International Airport, serving travellers of mainly the South Malabar region. Other than that, it is a small hamlet that comes under the jurisdiction of Kondotty Municipality and Pallikkal gram panchayat. Karipur forms a portion of the Malappuram metropolitan area as of 2011 Census. [1]

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Karipur International Airport

Transportation

Karippur village connects to other parts of India through Kondotty town on the west and Nilambur town on the east. National highway No.66 passes through Pulikkal and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. National Highway No.966 starts from Ramanatukara and connects to Malappuram, Palakkad and Coimbatore through National Highway 544. Karipur International Airport is situated in this village. This airport is notorious for gold smuggling in India.The nearest major railway stations are at Feroke(18 km away) and Parappanangadi(20 km away).

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References

  1. "Constituents of Malappuram metropolitan area". kerala.gov.in.