Airport Name: Chennai International Airport/Madras International Airport
Address : Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu GST Rd,, 600027
IATA Code: MAA
Contact: +91 44 2256 0551
Latitude: 12.982267 Longitude: 80.16378
About Chennai Airport: Formerly known as Madras International Airport, Chennai International Airport serves the main metropolitan city of South India. The airport is located at a distance of 7 km from the main city across the suburban areas of Meenambakkam, Pallavaram and Tirusulam. The airport has two terminals – domestic and international, which are named after the former chief ministers of Tamil Nadu, K. Kamaraj and C. N. Annadurai respectively. Chennai Airport is the third busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic. It is the first airport of India having domestic & international terminals close to each other. It is the first airport of India to receive ISO 9001-2000 certification. Chennai Airport is the regional headquarter of the Airports Authority of India for the southern region of India.
Chennai Airport is the third busiest and an international airport of India. It is served by a number of domestic and international airlines. Top domestic airlines serving to Chennai are Air India, JetKonnect, Jet Airways, Air Costa, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Regional, Air India Express, SpiceJet, and GoAir. The major international airlines operating to Chennai Airport are including Air Arabia, AirAsia, Gulf Air, Cathay Pacific, Silk Air, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines and TigerAir.
Chennai Airport offers several noted facilities to the visitors. Prepaid taxis, car rentals, and other transport facilities are available from the airport for passengers. At the airport, luggage trolleys are available to carry their baggage easily. There is baggage wrapping machine and wheelchairs are also available for physically disabled persons. Airport has many other facilities like Reserved Lounge, Escalator, ATMs, Bars, Coffee Vending Machines, Magazine Store, Wi-Fi, childcare, parking facility etc. The airport has several options to dine and shop. Eating points also include Juice Corner, Café, Snack bar, restaurants and much more. You can also enjoy here duty-free shopping from various shopping options.