Airport Pickup & Drop Services in Mangalore The Mangalore International Airport was earlier known as the Bajpe Airport. The airport is located at Mangalore city in the state of Karnataka. This airport was inaugurated in the year 1952, on 25th of December. This is the first airport in Karnataka to have two runways. Air India, Jet Airways, Jet Konnect, Kingfisher Airlines and Spice jet are the airline operators serving the airport. This airport provides its services to both domestic as well as international purpose. Also, it provides services to many various destinations such as Kozhikode, Chennai, Hyderabad, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and many more. The airport is located at a distance of 12 kms from the main city. Also, the airport is at a distance of 20 kms from the Mangalore city. Hire airport cabs with Mangalore Travels Corporation to reach Mangalore airport in the least possible time.