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Chennai Airport (MAA)

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Chennai Airport (MAA)

MAA - Airport Chennai International Airport
  • Coordinates 12.994112, 80.1708668
  • Time Zone UTC+5.30

Chennai International Airport

Situated approximately 19 kms South-West of Chennai city and 15 kms from Tambaram Air Force Station is the Chennai International Airport.

It was formerly known as Madras International Airport and carried its first flight between Karachi and Delhi in 1912.


Domestic Terminal:

Kamaraj Terminal or Terminal 1, operates all domestic flights to 20 destinations in India.

Airlines like Jet Airways/ Jetlite, Kingfisher and Spicejet operate from this terminal.

International Terminal:

All international flights at Chennai International Airport are carried from here. This is also known as Terminal 2 or Anna Terminal. Airlines like Air India, Indian Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Air Lanka, Oman Air, Gulf Air and Saudia Airlines operate from here.

Flight from the international terminal of Chennai International Airport are carried to London, Frankfurt, Dubai, Muscat, Bahrain, Dhahran, Jeddah, Singapore, Kula Lampur and Sri Lanka.

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About Chennai International Airport

Chennai International Airport is situated 4 kms from the nearest bus stand at Chennai. Travellers can take cabs, taxis and busses to reach to any destination from this bus stand.

Chennai Egmore West Railway Station is located at a distance of 13.5 kms from Chennai International Airport. Regular trains run from this station to some of the major cities of the state.

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