Madurai Airport


Madurai Airport
Madurai Airport
மதுரை விமான நிலையம்
Madurai airport new terminal building night view.jpg
IATA: IXMICAO: VOMD
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Location of airport in India
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Airports Authority of India
Serves Madurai & South Tamil Nadu
Location Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Elevation AMSL 459 ft / 140 m
Coordinates 09°50′04″N 078°05′36″E / 9.83444°N 78.09333°E / 9.83444; 78.09333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 7,500 2,286 Asphalt
Statistics (April '10 - March '11)
Domestic Passengers handled 388,574
Domestic Aircraft movements 5,763
Source: AAI [1][2]

Madurai Airport (IATA: IXMICAO: VOMD) is fourth largest airport in Tamil Nadu and serves Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.[3] The airport is located about 12 km (7.5 mi) from the Madurai railway station. The airport was established in 1957.[citation needed]

Contents

Airport specifications

A Kingfisher Airlines ATR-72 taking off from Madurai airport with the Tiruparankundram Hill in the Backdrop.

The new terminal was inaugurated recently.[4] A total of 610 acres (27,000,000 sq ft) of land is under acquisition for the expansion of the runway to 12,500 ft (3,800 m) to accommodate large jet aircraft.[5] This terminal with an area of 17,560 m2 (189,000 sq ft) can handle a passenger capacity of 250 each on arrival and departure.[6]

Airlines and destinations

Madurai airport's new integrated terminal building
Airlines Destinations
Air India Chennai, Mumbai
Jet Airways Bangalore, Chennai
SpiceJet Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai

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