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List of Airports in Tamilnadu 2024

Airports in Tamilnadu, list of airports in Tamilnadu

Note: Out of 7 airports in Tamilnadu, 4 are international, and 3 are domestic.

Are you planning to visit Tamil Nadu in 2024 by air? Here’s a list of Airports in Tamilnadu, knowing about which you can plan your journey. The point to note is that there are a few domestic Airports in Tamilnadu, and a few are international. You can choose which airport you would like to take a flight from based on your trip plan.

How Many Airports In Tamilnadu?

As of now, there are a total of 7 Airports in Tamilnadu. Each Airport serves different purposes as 4 Airports are international and 3 are domestic. The four international Airports are – Chennai International Airport, Coimbatore International Airport, Madurai International Airport, and Tiruchirappalli International Airport.

The three domestic airports in Tamil Nadu are – Thoothukudi, Salem and Puducherry.

Here’s a list of Airports in Tamilnadu:

International Airport In Tamilnadu 2024

Among 34 operational International Airports in India, Tamil Nadu has 4 international airports. With the help of these international airports, foreigners easily travel to Tamil Nadu for business purposes or to explore the rich historical and cultural legacy of Tamil Nadu.

Not only this, but beautiful beaches, hills and lush green landscapes are also among the top reasons foreigners visit Tamilnadu and airports in this location, making the whole process convenient.

Chennai International Airport

Asia’s 47th busiest airport is Chennai International Airport. This airport has handled more than 400 aircraft a day and made itself one of the busiest airports in India after Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Chennai International Airport has also great connectivity to various locations due to direct access to the Blue Line of Chennai Metro.

Chennai International Airport is also known as one of the biggest airports in Tamilnadu as it is spread across 1301.28 acres making it the headquarters for the Airports Authority of South India. There are a total of 3 terminals and have accessibility to prepaid taxis, ATMs, lounges, child care rooms, duty-free shops, café, etc.

Airport Name

Chennai International Airport

Address

Chennai International Airport, Chennai – 600 027 (TN)

Airport Code

IATA: MAA | ICAO: VOMM

Phone

91-44-22560551

Email

apdchennai@aai.AERO

Contact Person

Shri C. V. Deepak, Airport Director

Coordinates

12°58′56″N 80°9′49″E / 12.98222°N 80.16361°E

Website

www.aai.aero/en/airports/chennai 

Coimbatore International Airport

Entrepreneurial opportunities, various tourist attractions and Ooty within a 3 km range of Coimbatore make the Coimbatore International Airport one of the most important airports in Tamilnadu. This airport is located on Peelamedu – Pudur Main Rd at a distance of 10 km (Approx.) from Ibis Coimbatore City Centre Puliakulam Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. 

Being the 18th-busiest airport in India for passenger handling and the 15th-busiest for cargo handling making it a prominent international airport in Tamilnadu. From Coimbatore International Airport a total of nine domestic and three international destinations are connected.

Airport Name

Coimbatore International Airport

Address

Airports Authority of India Coimbatore International Airport Coimbatore-641014 (Tamil Nadu)

Airport Code

IATA: CJB | ICAO: VOCB

Phone

91-422-2592155

Email

apdcoimbatore@aai.aero

Contact Person

Shri. S. Senthil Valavan, Airport Director

Coordinates

11°01′36″N 077°02′30″E

Website

https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/coimbatore 

Madurai International Airport

There are 2 terminals at Madurai International Airport. This airport directly connects to various international destinations such as Colombo, Dubai and Singapore. Along with the International destinations, several major Indian cities are also connected to this airport such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai. At Madurai International Airport facilities such as a Money Exchange, 36 check-in counters, baggage conveyors, baggage conveyors, retail shops, coffee houses, etc., are available.

Airport Name

Madurai International Airport

Address

Airports Authority of India Madurai Airport Madurai – 625022 (TN)

Airport Code

IATA: IXM | ICAO: VOMD

Phone

  • 91-452-2690612
  • 91-452-2691102
  • 91-9442111325

Email

apdmadurai@aai.aero

Contact Person

Airport Director – Enquiry

Coordinates

09°50′01″N 078°05′22″E

Website

https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/madurai 

Trichy or Tiruchirappalli International Airport

Trichy Airport was started on 23 December 1936, however, in October 2012, this airport was declared an international airport. Tiruchirappalli International Airport is located on National Highway 336, about 5 km away from the south of the city centre. The airport code is TRZ. Amenities available at Tiruchirappalli International Airport are duty-free shops, Baby Care Facilities, Currency Exchange, Wheelchairs for the disabled, ATMs / Cash Machines, etc.

Airport Name

Tiruchirappalli International Airport

Address

Airports Authority of India Tiruchirappalli International Airport Tiruchirappalli -620007 (Tamil Nadu)

Airport Code

IATA: TRZ | ICAO: VOTR

Phone

  • +91431-2341810, 
  • Enquiry: +917373774163,
  • +91431-2340554

Email

apdtrichy@aai.aero

Contact Person

Subramani P

Coordinates

10°45′56″N 078°42′54″E

Website

https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/tiruchirapalli 

Domestic Airports In Tamilnadu 2024

In Tamilnadu, Tuticorin, Salem and Puducherry are the airports designed to handle passengers within India. Domestic airports in Tamilnadu lack many facilities and have only 1 terminal. Explore below more about the three domestic airports in Tamilnadu 2024:

Tuticorin Airport - domestic airports in Tamilnadu

Tuticorin Airport has only one terminal and is located about 17 km from the main city centre. Flights from this airport fly for Bangalore, Hubli and Chennai. Basic facilities such as Wheelchair for the disabled, snack kiosks, Car Parking, etc. are available at Thoothukudi Airport. SRM Hotel, Hotel Raj, and DSF Grand Plaza are the hotels near this airport. Tuticorin Airport is soon to be announced as the 5th international airport in Tamil Nadu.

Airport Name

Tuticorin Airport

Address

Airports Authority of India Tuticorin Airport, Tuticorin-628103 (Tamil Nadu)

Airport Code

IATA: TCR | ICAO: VOTK

Phone

  • +91-0461-2271863
  • +91-9025326729

Email

apd-tuticorin@aai.AERO

Contact Person

Shri.Rajesh R, Airport Director

Coordinates

08°43′27″N 078°01′33″E

Website

https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/tuticorin 

Salem Airport_India Salem Airport (IATA Code: SXV) is a domestic airport and the 5th largest airport in Tamil Nadu. This airport is located at Kamalapuram in Omalur taluk. Salem Airport was opened in 1993. The airport is only about 14 km away from the Salem Junction railway station. Basic facilities such as Baggage facilities, Duty-free shops, Restaurants, etc. are available on the premises of the Airport. The Salem airport is spread over a land area of 136 acres. Along with handling the passengers, this airport is home to a pilot training academy and 2 flying schools. Currently, the Salem Airport is serving Salem city only.
Airport Name Salem Airport
Address Airports Authority of India Salem Airport Salem-636309
Airport Code IATA: SXV | ICAO: VOSM
Phone +91-4290-220060
Email apd-salem@aai.AERO
Contact Person Airport Director
Coordinates 11°46′55″N 078°03′52″E
Website https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/contact-us/salem 

Puducherry Airport - domestic airports in Tamilnadu

Opened in 1989, the Puducherry Airport is a domestic airport located in Lawspet. Initially, this airport was operating for local flying training schools; however, in 2007, this airport started accommodating larger aircraft. From August 2017 under the UDAN Scheme, the airport started daily flights to Hyderabad and Bengaluru. SpiceJet is the airline currently serving the Hyderabad and Bengaluru destinations.

Along with the basic amenities, there are high-quality CCTVs for security and parking facilities for passengers and attendees. FabHotel Radha Residency, Prince Park Farm House, etc., are some of the nearby hotels to Puducherry Airport.

Airport Name

Puducherry Airport

Address

Airports Authority of India Pondicherry Airport Pondicherry (U.T)-605008

Airport Code

IATA: PNY | ICAO: VOPC

Phone

  • +91-413-2253178
  • +91-413-2255506

Email

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Contact Person

Airport In-charge

Coordinates

11°58′00″N 79°48′52″E

Website

https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/puducherry 

Frequently Asked Questions

As of 2024, there are 7 airports in Tamil Nadu. Four airports are international, and 3 are domestic.

The largest airport in Tamil Nadu is Chennai International Airport spread across a land area of 1323 acres and has three terminals.

There are four international airports in Tamilnadu – Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, and Tiruchirappalli.

Ashutosh Rana

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