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About Kannur

Kannur, also known as Cannanore in English, Kannanur in Arabic, and Cananor in Portuguese, is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Kerala, India. It is the administrative seat of the Kannur district and is located 274 kilometers (170 miles) north of Kochi, India’s largest port city and commercial hub, and 137 kilometers (85 miles) south of Mangalore, India’s largest port city and commercial hub. Kannur was known as Cannanore during British colonial control in India, when it was a part of the Malabar District (Madras Presidency). Kannur is Kerala’s sixth-largest urban agglomeration. Kannur Municipal Corporation, the municipal authority in charge of the city’s mainland territory, has a population of 232,486 people according to the 2011 census.

Kannur was the capital of Kolathunadu, one of the four most powerful dynasties on the Malabar Coast, which included the Zamorin of Calicut, the Kingdom of Cochin, and the Kingdom of Quilon. In the late medieval period, the Arakkal kingdom ruled over Kannur and the Laccadive Islands. Kannur, along with the municipalities of Thalassery, Kozhikode, Palakkad, and Fort Kochi, was established on November 1, 1866, under the British Indian Empire’s Madras Act 10 of 1865 (Amendment to the Improvements in Towns Act 1850), making them the state’s first modern municipalities. In the year 2015, it was promoted to a municipal corporation.

Kannur Airport

Kannur International Airport (IATA: CNN, ICAO: VOKN) is an Indian airport that serves the North Malabar region of Kerala, the Karnataka districts of Kodagu and Mysore, and the Puducherry district of Mahé. It is located near the municipality of Mattannur in Thalassery taluk of Kannur district in Kerala, 28 kilometers (17 miles) east of Kannur town and 24 kilometers (15 miles) east of Thalassery town. Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL), a public–private partnership, owns and operates the airport. On December 9, 2018, the airport began commercial operations.

In just nine months since commercial operations began, the airport could serve one million people. Despite the COVID-19 issue, the greenfield airport was able to maintain steady growth, reaching the milestone of two million passengers in November 2020, its twenty-third month of existence.

Both international and domestic passengers can use the airport’s integrated passenger terminal.

Kannur Airport Facilities

  • Kozhikode Airport has a numerous number of services that it offers the passengers traveling from it. Some of the most notable are:

    • – WI-FI
    • – Passengers can report any damaged baggage to their airline’s ground handling agent.
    • – ATMs
    • – Post office
    • – Telephones
    • – Entertainment television
    • – Child care room
    • – Prayer rooms
    • – Toilets
    • – Currency exchange
    • – Restaurants 
    • – Duty free shops
    • – Internet café
    • – Baggage wrapping machine
    • – Public comfort station
    • – Book vending machine
    • – Lounges
    • – Wheelchair rental service is available.

Frequently Aske Questions - Dubai to Kannur Flights

Flights between Dubai and Kannur have resumed. There are more than 2 flights flying directly to Kannur from Dubai on a daily basis

There is currently only one main airport in Kannur. Juhu Airport is small airport operating in Juhu, Kannur. 

Airport name Kannur International Airport

IATA                       CNN

ICAO                       VOKN

Location             Kannur, Kerala, India

No. of Terminals     1

Go to www.akbartravels.com now and just put in the dates you want to travel on. The website will automatically show you the latest and lowest fare at the top.

A direct flight is generally 3h 0m long.

The monsoon season in Kannur lasts from June to September. During these months, there is a lot of rain. The winter season is the finest time to visit Kannur. July, August, September, October, November, January, February, and March are the best months to visit. 

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Kindly follow below mentioned process to book your Dubai to Kannur flight tickets:

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  • • Apply desired filter like – Morning flight, non-stop flight etc. as per your requirement. Finally click on Book Now to proceed to payment.
  • • Apply promo codes to get additional discounts on your Dubai to Kannur Tickets. 
  • • Once the payment is done you will receive the E-TICKET along with your invoice for your flight.

You need to follow the following simple steps to check the status and schedule for your Dubai to Kannur Flight:

  • • Login to your Akbar Travels Account and visit the Flight Status Page.
  • • Choose Origin City as Dubai and Destination City as Kannur.
  • • Enter your departure and Return date.
  • • Click on “GO” TAB and get the real time flight status for your Dubai to Kannur Flight.

The amount of baggage one can carry depends on the airline your ticket has been booked on. But Your baggage information can also be found on your ticket or you can go check the airline you are traveling on to see specific baggage details.

You will board your flight at Dubai International Airport and deboard at Kannur International Airport.

Visit our web check-in page, you will be asked to select your upcoming Dubai to Kannur Flight Trip. Enter your PNR number and Last name and also select the seat of your choice. Some seats are free and some are paid. You can now even book your meals on Akbar Travels.

Dubai to Kannur Summarized Flight Info

Aerial Distance

2580 km

Weekly Flights

10+ direct flights

Direct Flights

Air India, IndiGo

Direct Flight Duration

3h 40m

Airport Code

DUBAI - DXB KANNUR - CNN

Airports

 

Departure

Dubai International Airport

Arrival

Kannur International Airport

Top Tourist Spots

Muzhuppilangad Beach: Muzhuppilangad Beach is famous for being India’s and Asia’s only drive-in beach. The beach is easily accessible by car, being only 8 kilometers from Thalassery and 16 kilometers from Kannur town. Thousands of tourists visit this beach every year, which is located adjacent to NH 17 that connects Thalassery and Kannur. It is a perfect site for one-day vacations and family picnics.

Fort St. Angelo: The town of Kannur is 3 kilometers away from Fort St. Angelo, also known as Kannur Kotta or Kannur Fort. The fort, which faces the raging waves of the Arabian Sea, provides a spectacular view of the surrounding areas. The fort was built in 1505 by Dom Francisco de Almeid, the first Portuguese Viceroy of India, and served as one of the most important fortifications protecting the province from outside assaults.

Pallikkunnu: Pallikkunnu, a small township with cultural and educational significance, is located approximately 3 kilometers from Kannur. It is easily accessible by road, being on the Kannur-Payyannur route, and may be reached by bus or taxi/auto rickshaw. Pallikkunnu is well-known for the 1200-year-old Shree Mookambika Temple, which is close by. The temple’s patron deity is Goddess Mookambika, and the temple’s Navarathri festival draws thousands of devotees each year.

Parassinikkadavu Snake Park: The Parassinikkadavu Snake Park is one of Kannur’s most prominent tourist attractions. This one-of-a-kind park has drawn attention from around the country for its efforts to save rare reptile species on the verge of extinction. It is Kerala’s sole snake park and one of India’s most well-known reptile preservation centers.

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary: The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is around 35 kilometers from Thalassery and 60 kilometers from Kannur. The sanctuary, which is located 20 kilometers distant in Iritty, was founded in 1984. The sanctuary, which is located on the thickly forested slopes of the Western Ghats, is home to a diverse range of animals and birds. Katti Betta, at an elevation of 1145 meters, is the region’s highest peak.