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Chennai Madras(Meenambakkam) International Airport (MAA)

Full Airport Name

Chennai Madras (Meenambakkam) All-embracing Airport


Tirisulam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Airport Code


Country Code



(044) 2234 1971 (domestic terminal) or 2234 0551 (international terminal)






Number of Terminals

2 - Kamaraj Terminal (domestic) and Anna Terminal (international)

Time Zone

GMT + 5.5


The airport is amid at Tirisulam, 17km (10.5 miles) south of Chennai.

Transfer Between Terminals

The two terminals are abutting to anniversary added aural the terminal building.

Driving Directions

It is almost accessible to drive from the burghal to the airport or the added way. Take the GST Road arch southwest from the burghal or northeast from the airport and again aloof chase the signs.

Car Parking

There are 500 parking spaces alfresco of the terminal building.

Car Hire

Car appoint counters are amid in the arrivals area. Several bounded companies, including Aviation Express, are represented at the airport.

Public Transport

Rail: There is a burghal railway base aloof alfresco the airport, alleged Tirusulam. Trains to Fort George Base and Egmore Base run every 20-40 account from aboriginal morning until backward in the evening.

Road: Bus: There is a bus stop alfresco the airport gate. Bus 18A departs frequently for the centre of the city. The adventure takes about 45 minutes.

Taxi: Taxis are accessible alfresco the terminals. Pre-paid taxis are the best frequently acclimated agency by all-embracing travellers branch for Chennai city. They can be appointed from a adverse in the arrivals breadth of the terminal buildings. Autorickshaws are additionally available.

Information and Help Desks

Information desks are accessible in both terminals.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Foreign barter counters are accessible in both abandonment and accession areas. Indian Bank ATMs are accessible in the calm terminal. Internet admission and video phones for appointment calls are accessible at the airport's advice centre.

Eating and drinking: There are restaurants in both terminals as able-bodied as in the architecture bond them. There are additionally bite confined and automat machines for snacks, drinks and newspapers.

Shopping: There are duty-free shops, several allowance shops, a book abundance and newsagents at the airport. A pharmacy is amid in the calm terminal.

Luggage: Baggage trolleys are accessible chargeless of charge. Queries about absent baggage can be directed to the airport advice desks or to the airlines.

Other facilities: A medical ability is available. Chargeless mineral baptize is accessible for travellers through appointed baptize coolers in both terminals. The airport additionally has billet adaptation and backward apartment accessible for alteration passengers.

Conference and Business Facilities

An controlling lounge is available, and the airport's advice centre provides Internet admission and video phones for appointment calls.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport offers appropriate assistance, aloof parking spaces and distinctively adapted blow spaces and toilets for physically disabled travellers. The airport additionally has an ambulift ability to aid with boarding and disembarkation.


There are no hotels at the airport. Radisson Auberge Chennai (tel: (044) 2231 0101) is a choice business auberge amid 3km (2 miles) from the airport. Auberge Mars (tel: (044) 2264 1523/211/286) is a cheaper auberge that is additionally amid 3km (2 miles) from the airport.