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IATA / ICAO Codes: MAA / VOMM
Airport Names:
  1. Chennai International Airport
  2. Madras Airport Meenambakkam Airport சென்னை பன்னாட்டு வானுர்தி நிலையம்
Location: Chennai (Madras), India
GPS Coordinates: 12°58'55"N by 80°9'48"E
Area Served: Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur,Vellore districts
Operator/Owner: Government of India
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 52 feet (16 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Chennai International Airport (MAA):

  • The first part to be built was the international terminal which had two aerobridges, followed by the domestic terminal with three aerobridges.
  • Because of Chennai International Airport's relatively low elevation of 52 feet, planes can take off or land at Chennai International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Chennai International Airport (MAA) is Seymour Airport (GPS), which is located 11,351 miles (18,268 kilometers) away in Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
  • The history of civil aviation in India began in December 1912, with the opening of the first domestic air route between Karachi and Delhi by the Indian state Air services in collaboration with the Imperial Airways, United Kingdom.
  • The closest airport to Chennai International Airport (MAA) is Tirupati Airport (TIR), which is located 61 miles (99 kilometers) NW of MAA.
  • With the second airport near Sriperumbudur under consideration, the project for a parallel runway has been put on hold and the total land required for the airport expansion reduced from 1069.99 acres to 800 acres.
  • In addition to being known as "Chennai International Airport", another name for MAA is "Madras Airport Meenambakkam Airport சென்னை பன்னாட்டு வானுர்தி நிலையம்".
  • Chennai International Airport (MAA) has 2 runways.
  • The upcoming import cargo storage and processing facility would have a capacity to handle almost 800,000 tonnes of cargo annually from the existing 150,000 tonnes.

Map of Nearest Airports from Chennai International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Chennai International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
161.30 miles (98.66 km) NWTirupati Airport (TIR)Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaView Tirupati Airport on a map View satellite image of Tirupati Airport Set TIR as destination Airport Get more information about Tirupati Airport
274.11 miles (119.26 km) SSWPuducherry Airport (PNY)Puducherry, IndiaView Puducherry Airport on a map View satellite image of Puducherry Airport Set PNY as destination Airport Get more information about Puducherry Airport
3140.91 miles (226.77 km) NWCuddapah Airport (CDP)Cuddapah, IndiaView Cuddapah Airport on a map View satellite image of Cuddapah Airport Set CDP as destination Airport Get more information about Cuddapah Airport
4164.15 miles (264.18 km) WSWSalem Airport (SXV)Salem, IndiaView Salem Airport on a map View satellite image of Salem Airport Set SXV as destination Airport Get more information about Salem Airport
5166.10 miles (267.31 km) WKempegowda International Airport (BLR)Bangalore, IndiaView Kempegowda International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kempegowda International Airport Set BLR as destination Airport Get more information about Kempegowda International Airport
6182.00 miles (292.91 km) SSWTiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ)Tiruchirapalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, IndiaView Tiruchirappalli International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tiruchirappalli International Airport Set TRZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tiruchirappalli International Airport
7220.49 miles (354.84 km) SJaffna Airport (JAF)Jaffna, Sri LankaView Jaffna Airport on a map View satellite image of Jaffna Airport Set JAF as destination Airport Get more information about Jaffna Airport
8242.16 miles (389.72 km) WSWMysore Airport (MYQ)Mysore, IndiaView Mysore Airport on a map View satellite image of Mysore Airport Set MYQ as destination Airport Get more information about Mysore Airport
9247.65 miles (398.55 km) NVijayawada Airport (VGA)Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaView Vijayawada Airport on a map View satellite image of Vijayawada Airport Set VGA as destination Airport Get more information about Vijayawada Airport
10250.53 miles (403.19 km) WSWCoimbatore International Airport (CJB)Coimbatore, IndiaView Coimbatore International Airport on a map View satellite image of Coimbatore International Airport Set CJB as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbatore International Airport
11258.95 miles (416.74 km) SSWMadurai Airport (IXM)Madurai, IndiaView Madurai Airport on a map View satellite image of Madurai Airport Set IXM as destination Airport Get more information about Madurai Airport
12266.53 miles (428.94 km) NWBellary Airport (BEP)Bellary, IndiaView Bellary Airport on a map View satellite image of Bellary Airport Set BEP as destination Airport Get more information about Bellary Airport
13311.61 miles (501.49 km) WSWCalicut International Airport (CCJ)Kozhikode (Calicut), IndiaView Calicut International Airport on a map View satellite image of Calicut International Airport Set CCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Calicut International Airport
14314.64 miles (506.36 km) SSEChina Bay Airport (TRR)Trincomalee, Sri LankaView China Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of China Bay Airport Set TRR as destination Airport Get more information about China Bay Airport
15316.13 miles (508.76 km) NNWRajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD)Hyderabad, IndiaView Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Set HYD as destination Airport Get more information about Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Chennai International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Chennai International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,351.08 miles (18,267.75 km) SWSeymour Airport (GPS)Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView Seymour Airport on a map View satellite image of Seymour Airport Set GPS as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Airport
211,348.22 miles (18,263.14 km) SWSan Cristóbal Airport (SCY)San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView San Cristóbal Airport on a map View satellite image of San Cristóbal Airport Set SCY as destination Airport Get more information about San Cristóbal Airport
311,277.36 miles (18,149.11 km) SSEMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataveri International Airport Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
411,042.54 miles (17,771.21 km) WSWCap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport (TYL)Talara, PeruView Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport Set TYL as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport
511,020.71 miles (17,736.07 km) WSWCap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (PIU)Piura, PeruView Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport Set PIU as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport
611,010.09 miles (17,718.98 km) WSWCap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport (CIX)Chiclayo, PeruView Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport Set CIX as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport
710,989.34 miles (17,685.59 km) WSWCapitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport (TRU)Trujillo, PeruView Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport Set TRU as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport
810,968.17 miles (17,651.51 km) WTeniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport (CHM)Chimbote, Ancash Region, PeruView Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport on a map View satellite image of Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport Set CHM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente FAP Jaime Montreuil Morales Airport
910,957.11 miles (17,633.72 km) WSWCap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
1010,954.94 miles (17,630.23 km) WSWJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map View satellite image of José María Velasco Ibarra Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
1110,948.43 miles (17,619.75 km) WSWGeneral Ulpiano Paez Airport (SNC)Salinas, EcuadorView General Ulpiano Paez Airport on a map View satellite image of General Ulpiano Paez Airport Set SNC as destination Airport Get more information about General Ulpiano Paez Airport
1210,930.37 miles (17,590.69 km) WSWMayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias (CJA)Cajamarca, PeruView Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias on a map View satellite image of Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias Set CJA as destination Airport Get more information about Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias
1310,928.67 miles (17,587.94 km) WSWSanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa International Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
1410,909.23 miles (17,556.66 km) WComandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport (ATA)Huaraz, PeruView Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport on a map View satellite image of Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport Set ATA as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani Airport
1510,908.25 miles (17,555.08 km) WSWCamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map View satellite image of Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport