"Tamilnadu Airports This section is your guide to the various airports in Tamilnadu including International airports and domestic airports in Tamilnadu India."

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About Tamilnadu Airports

Tamil Nadu, the southern most state of Indian peninsula is well connected to other parts of India by air travel. There are quite a few Airports in Tamil Nadu and which are dotted in various regions of the state. Airports in Tamil Nadu include both the domestic and international airport

Tamil Nadu has seven airports such as :

Chennai International Airport:

Chennai, the state capital has one International airport of Tamil Nadu state. Chennai International Airport is considered among the third busiest airports of India after Delhi and Mumbai. It is also the second largest cargo hub after Mumbai. The Chennai International airport in Tamilnadu handles near about 12 million passengers and serve more than 25 airlines. The airport is connected to 19 countries and has more than 169 direct flights every week.

Location: It is located along Meenambakkam and Tirusulam, just 7 km away from Chennai.

Terminals: Chennai International Airport in Tamilnadu has three terminals. The old terminal at Meenambakkam is used for cargo, while the new passenger terminal complex at Tirusulam is used for passenger operations. The passenger terminal complex consists of the domestic and international terminals interconnected by a link building. Domestic flights operate from the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal (KDT), while the Anna International Terminal (AIT) is for international flights.

Coimbatore Airport: Airports in Tamilnadu

Coimbatore Airport is another International airport of the state. In the year 1940, Coimbatore Airport has started its operation as a civil aerodrome. But, in its early days, services were mainly to Chennai and Mumbai. Later services to Cochin and Bengaluru were added. In 1995, Indian Airlines has started its international services to Sharjah, and in 2007 operations were started to the international destinations of Colombo and Singapore. 8 airlines operates to various International and National locations such as Sharjah, Singapore, Colombo, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kozhikode, Kochi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore.

Location: Coimbatore Airport is located at Peelamedu, about 13 km from the Coimbatore city centre.

Terminals: Coimbatore airport has one fully construct terminal and one under construction.

Madurai Airport: Airports in Tamilnadu

Madurai Airport is a domestic as well as an international airport of the state. It is served by several airlines that link it to major cities in southern and western India. Four famous airlines of our country operates from Madurai such as Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and Paramount Airlines which connects Madurai to Chennai, Mumbai, and Bangalore.
Location: Madurai Airport is located about 13 km from the Madurai railway station.

Tiruchirapalli Airport: Airports in Tamilnadu

Tiruchirapalli Airport or Trichy Airport is a major airport mostly serving Tiruchirapalli and adjacent districts in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a public airport and serves mainly International and National locations like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kaula Lampur, Dubai, Singapore, Colombo and Chennai respectively. Six different airlines operates from Trichy Airport to these aforementioned destinations.

Location: Tiruchirapalli Airport is just 5 km from city centre.

Salem Airport:

Salem airport is another domestic airport of Tamil Nadu. It serves Salem city and the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and parts of Erode.
Location: This airport is located in Kamalapuram, Salem, Tamil Nadu and just 20 km from the Salem city centre

Tuticorin Airport:

Tuticorin is a public airport from where flights for Chennai Airport operates.

Location: Tuticorin Airport is located at Vagaigullam, 10 km from Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu, India.

Vellore Airport:

Tuticorin is a public airport from where flights for Chennai Airport operates.

Location:Vellore Airport is an airport located in Vellore, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.