|WORLD AREA CODE||733|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||MAA|
LAT / LON 12°59'24"N / 80°10'9"E
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)
|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.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?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.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?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.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?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.