Airport ( ಮೈಸೂರು ವಿಮಾನ ನಿಲ್ದಾಣ) (IATA: MYQ, ICAO: VOMY), also known as Mandakalli Airport is an airport serving the city of Mysore. Defunct from the mid-1980s, it was reopened for a short period to scheduled services on October 1, 2010. The airport currently serves on the Chennai - Bengaluru
- Mysore sector, owing to operations of Airbus A320 aircraft by Kingfisher Airlines. It is a daily service.
The airport was built at a cost of Indian Rupee symbol.svg 82 crore. It was inaugurated by B. S. Yeddiyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka
on 15 May 2010. Air India
, Jet Airways and Kingfisher had shown interest in operating flights to the city.The terminal building has a capacity to accommodate 200 passengers. The runway at the airport measures 1,858 m (6,098 ft). The state government has sanctioned funds to upgrade the runway length to anywhere between 2,400 m (7, 870 ft) to 2,600 m (8,530 ft).
Meanwhile, a sanction has been already been given for the Rs 140 crore civil and electrical works of the second phase of the project. The second phase will include upgradation of the airport with an apron, setting up of air traffic control, meteorological department and upgrading the terminal. Once that is completed, the airport will be able to operate the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.