Mangalore International Airport, formerly Bajpe Airport, is a domestic and international airport serving the coastal city of Mangalore, India. The airport is located near Bajpe, approximately 20 km north-east of the city centre.
The airport is located on top of a hill, with the runway landing approaches leading up to the extreme edges of the hill sides and thus called a table top runway.
Tropical Monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) - monthly mean temperatures above 18°C in every month of the year and features wet and dry seasons. A tropical monsoon climate typically features less pronounced dry seasons than a tropical savanna climate and see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year. The driest month nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice.