Chennai International Airport (IATA: MAA, ICAO: VOMM), formerly known as Madras Airport, serves Chennai Metropolitan Area in the state of Tamil Nadu, being the third busiest airport in India after Delhi and Mumbai airports. Chennai Airport is located about 21 kilometers (13 miles) southwest of city center.
Which zone is Chennai airport in?
Meenambakkam is a southern neighbourhood of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is home to Chennai International Airport, the Airports Authority of India regional office, and the DGQA Complex.
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Why Chennai airport is called Maa?
The domestic and the international terminals are named after former chief ministers of Tamil Nadu K. Kamaraj and C. N. Annadurai, respectively.
Are international flights operating in Chennai?
International flights to select cities started in June 2020. The Government of India has suspended international flights till 30 September 2021.
Which zone is Chennai?
The city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India, is managed by the Corporation of Chennai.
|Zone||Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar|
|Assembly constituency||Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar/Perambur/Kolathur/Egmore|
|Parliamentary constituency||Chennai North|
Which airport is bigger Chennai or Bangalore?
After overtaking Chennai in domestic passenger traffic, Bangalore airport is inching closer to Chennai in terms of international passenger traffic. Bangalore’s annual international passenger traffic is only 50% of Chennai’s, but the airport has been registering a higher rate of growth for the past three years.