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Chennai International Airport Code MAA

Airport Codes

IATA CODE MAA
ICAO CODE VOMM
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 733
COUNTRY CODE IND
ZIP CODE 600027
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE MAA

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 12°59'24"N / 80°10'9"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: VOMM
Observation Time: 05/05/2021 4:46 pm

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About Chennai International Airport Code

Chennai International Airport code is MAA. This three-letter airport code is derived from the airport’s former name Madras Airport Authority. Home to Alliance Air, IndiGo, Spice Jet, and Trujet, Chennai International Airport (MAA) is located at a height of 16 meters above sea level. 

About Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Located in the heart of Tirusulam, Chennai International Airport (MAA) is one of the busiest airports in India with passenger traffic of more than 22 million annually. Regarded as the 4th top Indian airport, it is the country’s most iconic aviation hub featuring satellite terminals connected through a four-way underground walkalator. 

Chennai International Airport (MAA) is the headquarter of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for South India. 

Chennai International Airport (MAA) Runways

Chennai International Airport (MAA) features two state-of-the-art runways: 

07/25 3,662m asphalt

12/30 2,935m asphalt/concrete

These facilities handle 167,982 aircraft movements along with 355,194 tonnes of cargo. 

Chennai International Airport (MAA) Terminal 

Covering an area of 1323 acres, Chennai International Airport (MAA) facility has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2, and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 serve domestic and international operations respectively while Terminal 2 is dedicated to cargo operations. 

Nearest Airports to Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Tirupati Airport 98 km

Puducherry Airport 116 km

Kadapa Airport 226 km

Salem Airport 264 km

Bengaluru Airport 268 km

Major Airlines Operating from Chennai International Airport (MAA)

AirAsia

Air India

Alliance Air

GoAir

IndiGo

SpiceJet

TruJet

Vistara

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
07-25 12,001 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
12-30 6,708 ft 148 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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