Chennai International Airport

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Chennai International Airport (MAA), located at Tirusulam is around 8 kilometres south of the city centre. The airport has both domestc and international terminals. Domestic flights are available to almost all the big cities in India. International flights are avialable to many cities around Asia and Europe, which include Frankfurt, London, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Muscat, Singapore and Colombo, amongst others.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

The airport is situated on the busy Grand Southern Trunk Road (National Highway 45) and is also served by the Airport station (Tirusulam) on the Suburban railway network. The proposed Metro Rail System (Chennai Metro) will also connect the airport with other important places in Chennai.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

Domestic flights operate from the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal (KDT), while the Anna International Terminal (AIT) is for international flights. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

Domestic Terminal

  • Air India Regional - Bagdogra, Bangalore, Delhi, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam
  • Indian Airlines - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Madurai, Mumbai, Port Blair, Thiruvananthapuram
  • IndiGo - Bangalore, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune
  • Jet Airways - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Port Blair, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram
  • JetLite - Delhi, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam
  • Kingfisher Airlines - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Khajuraho, Kochi, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Port Blair, Pune, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tuticorin, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam
  • Paramount Airways - Coimbatore, Madurai
  • SpiceJet - Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune

International Terminal

  • Air Arabia - Sharjah
  • AirAsia - Kuala Lumpur, Penang
  • Air India - Dammam
  • Air India operated by Indian Airlines - Mumbai, Singapore
  • Air India Express - Abu Dhabi, Colombo, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Singapore, Tiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Air Mauritius - Mauritius
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Cathay Pacific Airways - Hong Kong
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • Etihad Airways - Abu Dhabi
  • Gulf Air - Bahrain
  • Indian Airlines - Colombo, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Muscat
  • Jet Airways - Brussels, Colombo, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, New York-JFK, Singapore
  • JetLite - Colombo
  • Kingfisher Airlines - Colombo
  • Kuwait Airways - Kuwait
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Malaysia Airlines - Kuala Lumpur
  • Oman Air - Muscat
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam
  • SilkAir - Singapore
  • Singapore Airlines - Singapore
  • Sri Lankan Airlines - Colombo
  • Thai Airways International - Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
  • Tiger Airways - Singapore



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