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Tiruchirappalli International Airport

Tiruchirappalli International AirportTiruchirappalli is connected to other locations globally through Tiruchirappalli International Airport. The airport provides good air transportation in Tiruchirappalli facilities and was declared as an international airport during October 2012. It is also an ISO 9001:2008 certified airport.

The Tiruchirappalli airport is operated by Airways Authority of India. The airport is located on the National Highway 210 that connects Tiruchirappalli and Rameswaram. It is just 5 km from the heart of the city. The airport was established during the World War II by the British as a means of air transport junction to repair damaged flights during the war.

The Tiruchirappalli airport started functioning during late 1940’s and it was mostly operated as Customs airport before getting declared as International Airport in October 2012. The airport can be easily accessed through city buses, taxis and auto rickshaws.

Terminals of Trichy Airport

The Tiruchirappalli Airport contains two terminals, one being Integrated International  terminal used for both domestic and international flights and second one being the old terminal now serving as International Cargo Complex. The Integrated Terminal has a capacity to accommodate 200 flights for arrival and departure. There are 5 boarding gates available. The integrated terminal is expanded over 11,700 Sq meters.

The Cargo terminal is owned, managed and operated by Airport Authority of India (AAI). It is accessible to process and clear Export, Transhipment and Import of cargos with one time holding capacity of 250 MT. There are separate Customs available along with IATA Agents and customs licensed clearing agents.

Some of the special facilities of Tiruchirappalli International Airport Cargo Terminal are:
  • State-of-the-art X-Ray scanning system
  • Embedded Electronic Weighing scale
  • Accuracy Scale
  • Skilled and certified Officer for accepting & handling Dangerous Goods
  • Cold Room available for consumable cargo in order to take care in case of advance booking/flight delays (being installed)
  • Forklift for Heavy Cargo available
  • Strong Room for valuable cargo

International Flights from Trichy

  • Srilankan Airlines to Colombo
  • Tiger Airways to Singapore
  • Air India Express to  Singapore
  • Air India Express to  Abu Dhabi
  • Air India Express to Dubai
  • Air Asia to Kuala Lumpur
  • Air Asia to Malaysia
  • Indian Airlines to Sharjah
  • Minhin Lanka to Colombo

Domestic Flights form Trichy

  • Air India Express to Chennai
  • King Fisher to Chennai
  • Paramount to Chennai
  • Indian Airlines to Thiruvananthapuram
  • Jet Airways to Chennai
Thus Tiruchirappalli district can offer its visitors a safe, comfortable and luxurious air travel.

Tiruchirappalli International Airport – Contacts

Airports Authority of India
Trichy - Pudukottai - Ramanathapuram Road
Tiruchirapalli Airport
Tamil Nadu - 620007
Telephone: 0431-2341810
Mobile: +91-8220014189
Email: apdtrichy@aai.aero

Distance from Tiruchirappalli International Airport

Madurai: 132 km
Coimbatore: 206 km
Chennai: 315 km

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