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.
Coimbatore Airport TerminalsTerminal 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 AirportThere 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 AuthoritySecurity 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
Airport Name: Civil Aerodrome, Coimbatore
IATA Code: CJB
Address: Civil Aerodrome
Coimbatore-641014 (Tamil Nadu)
Connectivity from Coimbatore AirportBus 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.