Tiruchirapalli Airport (Trichy Airport)

Situated at a distance of only 5 km from city centre, Tiruchirapalli Airport is often referred to as Trichy Airport. It is an international airport serving the city of Tiruchirapalli amd neighboring districts in the Tamil Nadu state. The airport was given international status on 4th Oct’2012 and is operated by the Airports Authority of India. Several flights regularly operate to and fro the airport to the rest of the country.

Tiruchirapalli Airport is situated at an altitude of 88m above sea level and features a 2,480m long runway. According to history, the airport was once used for landing damaged aircrafts by British Air force during World War II. Civilian operations only started after the war ended. History also reveals that flights to Colombo started to operate from Trichy since 1980s. In terms of the traffic, the airport has witnessed 870,050 passenger movements along with 7,883 aircraft movements and 2,899 cargo tonnages in the year from Apr’12 to Mar’13. Tiruchirapalli is a city of importance in Tamil Nadu and is connected to most parts of India via air. Some of the major airlines that operate at the Trichy Airport are Jet Airways, Air India, JetKonnect, Mihin Lanka and SriLankan Airlines.


Inaugurated on 21st Feb’2009, the new integrated terminal at the airport spreads over an area of 11,700 square meters and has the capacity of handling 470 passengers in peak hour. It has a total of 20 check-in counters, 6 custom counters, 16 immigration counters and is equipped with two lounges including VIP as well as CIP lounges. The old terminal has been transformed to an international cargo complex, which started operations in 2011.

Passenger Services

Tiruchirapalli Airport has many passenger as well as general facilities. Facilities provided to passengers are trolleys, wheel chair, telephone, security hold area, VIPlounge, medical aid and assistance to physically challenged passengers. Other general services offered at the airport include a restaurant, a snack bar, a TR stall, a money exchange counter, car rental, a communication centre, a tourist information centre, an ATM etc.

Tiruchirapalli is among the largest cities in Tamil Nadu and is home to many historical as well as heritage sites of tourist interest. If you want to visit the city via air then you can browse through Skyscanner to check out the best flight deals.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

Car rental services are available at the airport and it is fast to drive from the airport into the city.

Trains hide 

Trichy railway station is located approximately 7 km away from the airport and it takes approximately 15 minutes to reach the airport from the station.

Buses hide 

City bus services are available from National Highway bus stop, which is just 100m away from the airport terminal building. These buses connect the airport to various major transport points in the city. Travelers can take a bus from the bus stop to reach their destination.

Taxi hide 

General taxi services are available and one can hire these taxis to reach their desired location in the city and from city to the airport. Travelers can hire private taxi from the railway station to reach the airport.

 Who flies to Tiruchirapalli

 Airport Contact Details

Tiruchirapalli Airport

Tamil Nadu,

Tel:+91 (0)431 420346

 Location Details

Longitude:78° 42' 47'' E
Latitude:10° 45' 54'' N

 Airport Location

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