Chennai Airport Guide to Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Chennai Airport Terminal 3

Chennai Airport Terminal 3, also known as Anna Terminal, was built back in 1988 after the opening of the Domestic Terminal (Terminal 1) known as Kamaraj Terminal. 

Chennai Terminal 3 connects the city of Chennai with over 20 destinations worldwide.

Please note that both the international Terminal 3 and the domestic terminals are located within the same terminal complex.

Nowadays, Chennai Airport Terminal 3 only hosts International Arrivals, since International Departures are hosted in Terminal 4. 


Chennai International Airport Terminal complex consists of 48 check-in counters.

Passengers may find boarding gates into a couple of levels, where six are located in the ground level and three are in the first level.

Passengers will find all the services needed in arrivals and departures areas. 


- ATMs
- Child care room
- Lost & found
- Disabled services
- Medical and health scan facilities
- Vending machines
- Luggage carts
- Prayer rooms
- Special ADA assistance
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Smoking areas
- Telephone
- Information Counter
- Conference rooms
- Duty free shops
- Tourist and Railway Information Counters
- Currency exchange
- Security check
- Rest rooms

See more services 


TFS Travel Club Lounge: International Terminal. Open from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm. Services: Wi-Fi, Newspapers, TV, Flight monitors, Snacks, among others. 

Air India Maharajah Lounge (International): International Terminal. Open from 4:00 am until 10:00 pm. Services: Showers, TV, Snacks, Newspapers, Magazines, Printers and Copiers, among others. 

Book your stay at Chennai Airport Terminal 3 lounges