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.


 Passenger Guide

Chennai International Airport, opened in 1954, is one of the busiest in India. It operates domestic destinations and international flights in the Middle East, Asia, Africa 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 by free battery-powered vehicles and coach services.

Annual passenger traffic: 16.5 million passengers transited in 2022.

Tel: +91 442 256 0551 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - TWITTER

There are information and tourist desks in both terminals.


The airport is situated in Tirusulam, 20 km (12 miles) southwest of Chennai.

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Car rental agencies

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


Parking services at Chennai airport (MAA)

Parking is available outside both terminals, to the east and west, with standard and premium options and spaces for two-wheelers. More information: Tel +91 805 622 0066 / 0077. Prices

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline of their particular needs prior to their journey. There are escalators, elevators, reserved parking spaces, dedicated rest areas and adapted toilets. An ambulift is also available to facilitate boarding and alighting from the aircraft.


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Latest updates: November 06, 2023