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Coimbatore Airport

Coimbatore Airport which is situated in Peelamedu district of the city was earlier known as the Peelamedu or Coimbatore Civil Aerodrome and is at a distance of 11km from the center of the city. It is the 18th largest airport in India in terms of total passenger movement and 13th largest airport in terms of cargo handling. Coimbatore International Airport is the primary airport serving the Coimbatore metropolis in south India. At present, the airport is operating both domestic as well as international flights.

Coimbatore Airport

There is also a proposed plan for extension of the airport which includes expansion of runaway to 12,500ft which is 3,800 m which will help to have room for larger aircraft such as Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 and construction of a parallel taxiway to the runaway as to reduce the runway occupancy time and turnaround time of aircraft. There will be more parking bays to raise the total number of bays to eight for more convenience for travelers. There are various cab services, call taxis and auto rickshaws which provide 24 hours commuting services to the airport.

Coimbatore Airport Terminals

Terminal 1: The airport has a single passenger terminal for both national and international operations. There are a number of airlines like Jet Airways, IndiGo, Air India, JetLite and SpiceJet which connect the city with all the main cities of the country such as Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata etc. Airlines like Air Arabia and Silkair connect the airport with Sharjah and Singapore respectively.

Terminal 2: It is primarily a cargo terminal where airlines like Kingfisher Xpress, Blue Dart Aviation, Air India Cargo and Yanda Airlines propose their services.

Facilities at Coimbatore Airport

There is baggage service at the Coimbatore airport which includes the baggage carousels which is used for security purpose and for customer services as well. Lost and found counters is also available at the terminal.  Free trolley services is also complimentary to the people.

Coimbatore airport has many shops of books, jewellery and food stalls.  Airport has now opened some duty free shops fro where the travelers can purchase perfumes, wine and other things before they pass through custom.

Coimbatore Airport Authority

Security observation and all major services are under the Coimbatore Airport Authority and are monitored everyday which make the maintenance of the airport easy. To offer world class services and amenities to the travelers, the authority provides resolution to all sorts of necessities at the airport.

Airlines to Coimbatore

  • Jet Konnect
  • IndiGo Airlines
  • Kingfisher Red Airlines
  • Paramount Airways
  • SpiceJet Airlines
  • MDLR Airlines
  • Indian Airlines
Coimbatore Airport Address
Airport Name: Civil Aerodrome, Coimbatore
Address: Civil Aerodrome
Coimbatore-641014 (Tamil Nadu)
Country: India
GMT Offset: +05:30 hours
Latitude: 11°01'48'N
Longitude: 077°02'36'E

Connectivity from Coimbatore Airport

Bus Stand: This airport is located on Avinashi Road about 10km around 6.2 m from the Central Bus station. There are always frequent bus services which are available from Gandhipuram central bus station and also from other auxiliary bus stations at Singanallur and Ukkadam and takes about 25 minutes to reach the airport.
Railway Station: Coimbatore Railway Station is about 18 km from Coimbatore airport and takes about 40 minutes to reach the airport. One can easily hire taxis from the station to reach the airport.

Auto services at the airport: There are many auto, taxi as well as cab facilities at the Coimbatore. There are many licensed taxi which focus on customer needs and safety. They are fastest dispatch response system among all taxi operators in Coimbatore. These taxis are serving both international and domestic airport 24x7 with comfortable, reliable services at affordable costs.

The Kovai Airport Taxi Service caters to the needs of the passengers flying to and from the Coimbatore Airport to various destinations within India and around the world. They have well equipped neat and good cars which are readily available all the time. The bill proof of payment provided within the airport ensures tamper proof billing and ensures safety and security of passengers. They also have a facility to offer pick-ups from other destinations to the Coimbatore Airport. At the counter available in the arrival hall of the Coimbatore airport these rental services can be availed by booking on the spot. Alternatively passengers may dial the following and make a prior booking for their cabs on their arrival.

Kovai Airport Taxi Service
Phone numbers: +91-99766-75000 / +91-99764-94000 

Hotels near Coimbatore Airport

Skylite Hotel Airport
Location: Airport Road, Coimbatore (0.8 km from Coimbatore International Airport)

The Arcadia
Location:  4 Avinashi Road, Irugur (0.8 km from Coimbatore International Airport)

Deja vu Tranzs
Location: 11/6, Nava India, Near Crimson Dawn (Pricol Apartments), Coimbatore (5.6 km from Coimbatore International Airport)

Executive Comfort Coimbatore  
Location: 1C, Srivari Aniket Thomas Park, 108 Race Course Road, Coimbatore (6.8 km from Coimbatore International Airport)

The Residency, Coimbatore
Location: 1076, Avinash Road, Coimbatore (6.8 km from Coimbatore International Airport).

Le Meridien Coimbatore
Location: 762 Avinashi Road, Coimbatore

The Residency
Location:1076 Avinashi Road, Coimbatore

Vivanta by Taj Surya
Location:105 Race Course Road, Coimbatore

Grand Plaza
Location: 58, Geetha Hall Road, Coimbatore

Dunag Springs
Location: 0.9 km from Peelamedu Airport

Jenney Club
Location: 1.8 km from Peelamedu Airport

The Arcadia
Location: 3.6 km from Peelamedu Airport

Park Plaza Coimbatore 
Location: 4.4 km from Peelamedu Airport

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