Chennai airport (MAA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Chennai airport (MAA)

Chennai International Airport, opened in 1954, is one of the busiest in India. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Kamaraj Terminal (domestic flights) and Anna Terminal (international flights), open 24 hours a day. The terminals are connected through free battery-operated vehicles and coach services.
Annual passenger traffic: 22.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +91 442 256 1122. E-mail: [email protected]. There are information and tourist desks in both terminals.


The airport is situated in Tirusulam, 17 km (10 miles) southwest from Chennai.

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Car rental agencies

In the Arrivals areas there are counters from Avis (Tel +91 124 472 4850) open 24 hours a day.


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Parking services at Chennai airport (MAA)

There are car parks outside both terminals, with standard and premium options and spaces for 2-wheeler vehicles. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline about their particular needs prior to their travel. The enclosure has escalators, lifts, reserved parking spaces, exclusive resting areas and adapted toilets. An ambulift is also available to facilitate boarding and descending from the aircraft.

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Latest updates: June 19, 2019