Chennai Airport

About Chennai Airport

Spread across the suburban areas of Meenambakkam, Pallavaram and Tirusulam, within an area of 1,283 acres, the Chennai International Airport is considered to be the fourth busiest airport in India with respect to passenger traffic. The airport serves the South Indian metropolis of Chennai. Chennai airport serves as the Southern regional headquarters of the AAI (Airport Authority of India), which comprises states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Karnataka and Kerala. Reports say that the Chennai International Airport was started long back in 1910. It was in 1952, the civil aviation department took over the operation of the Chennai airport and later the airport functioning was undertaken by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) in 1971. Chennai airport was chosen as the ‘Airport of the year’ for three consecutive years (2010 to 2012).


There are numerous facilities in the Chennai International Airport for the sake of the passengers. Some of them are: More Details..


The ideal location of the airport itself helps the passengers to reach airport comfortably. Various public and private transports are available for the sake of the travellers.More Details..


The Chennai International airport consists of old and new terminals. The old terminal is located at Meenambakkam and is now used for cargo services. The new passenger terminal complex is now used for passenger operations and is located at Tirusulam. Let’s go in detail: Let’s go on detail...