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Calicut - Dubai flight details
Calicut to Dubai is an important sector having heavy passenger traffic. Calicut is a district in Kerala where many people employed in Middle East especially in Dubai. Most of the international airlines operates to Calicut. The travel distance from Dubai to Calicut is 2660.25km and it will take 4 hrs to reach the destination.
Calicut is also known as Kozhikode, which is a district in the state of Kerala in South India. It is the third largest city in Kerala with a metropolitan population of 2,030,519 as per 2011 census. In the year 2012 the city has got a tag "City of Sculptures" (Silpa Nagaram), because of the presence of various architectural sculptures located in various parts of the city. The city has got a reasonably developed transport infrastructure. A large number of private and public road services are available in the city to different destinations within the state and outside Kerala. Calicut is one of the main commercial cities of Kerala. The commercial center of Kozhicode is 'Mittai Theruvu', which is a long street with many shops sells everything from sarees to cosmetics. There are a large number is tourism spots in Calicut including beaches and historical monuments.
Calicut International Airport is also known as Karipur International airport. The IATA code for the Airport is CCJ. It is situated in Karipur, Malappuram district. Air India Express has base at the airport. It is the 7th busiest airport in the country in terms of international passenger traffic and the 9th busiest airport in India in terms of overall passenger traffic. Almost all international flights operating from Calicut are to the Middle East destinations targeting the large number of NRI people of North Kerala who work in the Gulf countries.
Dubai is the most populous emirate among the 7 emirates of UAE. Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. Dubai is well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage. Emirate people very generous and welcoming to visitors. Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitor every year from around the world. It is famous for deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, awesome heritage attractions, thriving business community etc. The local currency is Dirham. Dubai with an area of 3885 square kilometers, is the second largest emirate in UAE. Dubai city ranks as the UAE's most important port and commercial center.
Dubai International Airport is one of the world's busiest airport. The IATA code for the airport is DXB, and it is the main aviation hub in the Middle East. The airport is operated by Ministry of Civil Aviation and it is main hub for the national airline Emirates, Fly Dubai, Emirate's Sky Cargo. Airport is also the base for low cost carrier Flydubai, it handles 10.7 of passenger traffic in Dubai. Dubai airport is spread over an area of 8640 acres of land. As per the year 2012 it is the 3rd busiest airport in the world for the international passenger traffic. Dubai International Airport is a major contributor to the Dubai economy, employing approximately 58000 people.