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Chennai is the state capital of Tamil Nadu, India as well as being the fourth largest metropolitan city in India. It is located on the Coromandel Coast region which is divided into four sections namely north, south, central and western. The northern part of the city is famous for its industrial area, while the center serves as a business and commercial district. The west and south of the city are mostly used as a residential area. There are some interesting places that you can get in this city.

Cheap Tickets to Chennai International Airport

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Airport information Chennai (MAA)

Airport infoChennai International Airport information

The Chennai International Airport, formerly known as Madras International Airport is located about 20 km southwest of central Chennai. Chennai Airport is the third busiest airport in India after Delhi and Mumbai and will also the third airport in India connected to the cities subway system after Delhi and Kolkata (to be opened in 2014).

The airport has separate terminals for domestic and international flights. The domestic terminal is called Kamaraj Terminal and the international one Anna Terminal (both are named after chief ministers of Tamil Nadu) The two terminals are located adjacent to each other and are connected by a link building, used for offices and restaurants.

Chennai Airport is the main gateway into southern India but not as many foreign airlines fly to Chennai as they do to Mumbai or Delhi.

transportTransport to and from Chennai to the airport International

A Chennai Metro Rail station at the airport is currently under construction and will open this year (2014). The Metro Rail station will be close to the current Tirusulam Railway station and will include a direct underground connector from the airport to these stations.

Taking the suburban train from the airport is cheap (Rs 12) and a quick way into the city but currently you need to exit the airport and walk 500 meters to the station, which may be quite impractical if you carry lots of luggage. Also the train may be very crowded which is also not ideal if you have lots of suitcases. The Metro will have first class carriages and a ticket will cost Rs 70.

Taxis into the city are best booked at one of the many prepaid taxi booths just outside the arrival area. The FastTrack taxis have the best reputation and would cost about Rs 600 to get you into Chennai city center. It is best not to take a metered taxi or accept one of the offers of the many drivers outside.

bookingNews about Airport Chennai

16 Sep 00:53 Chennai airport in shambles

28 Oct 20:13 Second lot of aerobridges for Chennai airport arrive...

Airlines flying to Chennai

6E IndiGo 61 16
9W Jet Airways 50 10
SG Spicejet 50 13
AI Air India 24 14
EY Etihad Airways 9 1
S2 JetKonnect 6 1
UL SriLankan Airlines 5 1
MH Malaysia Airlines 4 1
MH MasWings 4 1
SV Saudi Arabian Airlines 4 2
G8 GoAir 3 2
EK Emirates 3 1
LH Lufthansa 2 1
GF Gulf Air 2 1
AK AirAsia 2 1
2T TruJet 2 2
SQ Singapore Airlines 2 1
MI SilkAir 2 0
WY Oman Air 2 1
QR Qatar Airways 1 1
TG Thai Airways 1 1
G9 Air Arabia 1 1
TR Tiger Airways 1 1
TZ Scoot 1 1
FD Thai AirAsia 1 1