Cochin International Airport is a major airport in the city of Cochin in Kerala. Cochin International Airport is the first airport in India developed under a public-private partnership (PPP) model and was funded by nearly 10,000 non-resident Indians from 30 countries.
With an annual traffic of 10172839 in the year 2017-18 which grew at a rate of 13.6% from the previous year, Cochin Airport is the one of the busiest airports in India, catering to 63.86% of the total air passenger movement in Kerala. In terms of international travellers, it is the 4th busiest in India. Cochin Airport Advertising provides the wonderful opportunity of impressing international audiences travelling to the beautiful state of Kerala, thereby allowing Global Branding. It is also used to gain visibility before the key decision makers in the major industries flourishing in Kerala.
About the city
Cochin, also called Kochi, is a port city in Kerala falling in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, and is also used to refer to the mainland of the district. The vibrant city is situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as 'God's Own Country'. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the Gateway to Kerala.
Over the years, the city has emerged as the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala, making it the second most important city on the west coast of India, after Mumbai. With its world class port and international airport that link it to many major cities worldwide, Cochin is one of the top holiday destinations in India, known to be the 6th best tourist destination in the country. Along with the tourists, it’s also home to many NRI’s.
Cochin is an important and fastest developing Tier II city of India.
As per the census of 2011, Cochin had the highest population density with 6340 people per square km. The total population was recorded at 601,574, with a literacy rate of 97.5% - one of the highest among cities in India. The gap in literacy between males and females is just 1.1%, making way for some of the most educated audience sections. All the major communities of South and West India, including Tamils, Gujaratis, Jews, Anglo-Indians, Sikhs, Konkanis and Tullus, are found in Cochin. Thus, visibility before audiences in Cochin translates as visibility before audiences of South India and West India.
Cochin is known as the commercial capital of India. With the state’s only stock exchange in Cochin, it is the hub of industrial and economic activities. The major industries operating at Cochin include tourism, hospitality, construction, manufacturing, shipbuilding, transportation, seafood, chemical industries, IT, and banking. Cochin is one of the 17 major industrial cities in India as recognized by the World Bank. The industries have the optimum environment to flourish here as uninterrupted power supply, excellent banking services, fresh water, sea port and an international airport are available.
According to a study done by McKinsey Global Institute, by the year 2025, Cochin will contribute 50% to the world GDP. Go for Advertising at the Cochin Airport for branding at a place that is set to see industrial and commercial activities at the highest levels. Its soaring popularity as a destination for spiritual & health tourism all over the world is another reason for your brand to label its presence here.
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