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About Chennai Air Port
Chennai has an International Airport situated at Tirisulam 7 Km south of Chennai. It has two terminals.

 Kamraj Terminal:
handles the domestic flights
Tirisulam, Chennai - 600 100
Ph : 2340569, 2341971, 2340340

The Domestic network links 20 important cities situated across the country with Chennai. The INDIAN AIRLINES Serves on the majority of the Sectors, while the JET AIRWAYS and SAHARA AIRLINES also operate.

 Anna Terminal:
caters to the International Passengers
Tirisulam, Chennai - 600 100
Ph : 2340551

International Airport facilitates passengers from London, Frankfurt, Dubai, Muscat, Bahrain, Dhahran, Jeddah, Singapore, Kula Lampur and Sri Lanka. Besides AIR INDIA and INDIAN AIRLINES several International carriers viz. BRITISH AIRWAYS, LUFTHANSA, SINGAPORE AIRLINES, MALAYSIAN AIRLINES, AIR LANKA, OMAN AIR, GULF AIR and SAUDIA AIRLINES are operating flights to and from Chennai.

Metro Bus Services, Local Train Services, Taxies and Auto-rickshaws will help you to reach the airport.

1. Reservation and Reconfirmation

All onward or return reservations must be reconfirmed whenever there is a break-journey of 72 hours or more. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the reservation. Reconfirmation is not necessary, when a passenger breaks his journey at a point for less than 72 hours.

2. Reporting Time at Airport

For Domestic Flights -- 1 hour before departure on Domestic sector

For International flights -- 3 hours before departure

First Class 40 Kgs (88 lbs)

Executive class Adult or Child 30 Kg (66 lbs)

Economy class Adults or Child 20 Kg (44 lbs)

Hand Baggages

All baggage whether checked in or carried in hand is subject to security check. Security regulations allow only one piece of hand baggage into the passenger cabin.
Passenger Hand Baggage (Including Transit Pax)

Economy Class 01 Pc - Not Exceeding 8 Kgs
First /Business 02 Pcs-Not exceeding total Wt.12 kgs.

Permissible dimensions of hand baggage for all classes
55 x 40 x 20 cms (22" x 16" x 8")
Sum of three dimensions not exceeding 115cms (45")

Piece System for USA/CANADA Passengers

This is applicable on flights to/from USA and Canada, both when the baggage is through checked to/from USA and Canada, and when a stopover is made at an intermediate point.


2 Piece weight of each bag must not exceed 32 Kgs. Total weight 64 kgs


2 Piece of baggage with linear dimensions (length + height + width) of each piece not exceeding 158 cms (62")

4. Baggage Excess Weight

Excess & oversized hand baggage will be retrieved under limited release tag at the airport security check & will be put on the cargo hold. Appropriate excess baggage charges will be levied for the same.

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