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Madurai Airport

  • Country: Flag of India India
  • Type: Airport


Madurai, located on banks of river Vaigai, is one of the oldest cities of India, with a history dating all the way back to the Sangam period of the Pre Christian era.  Madurai apparently named for the nectar that flowed from Shiva’s hair as a blessing for the new city (Madhuram is the Tamil word for sweetness) was built by the Pandyan king Kulasekara.  It was the capital of a kingdom that ruled much of South India during the 4th Century B.C and that conducted trade as far as...

  • Number of Serving Airlines: 7 parking bays which can accommodate C Type aircraft
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • Length of main runway (m): 2285 x 45 M
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 4,17,644 (2010-11)

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SriLankan Airlines replaces Mihin Lanka operation from late-Oct 2016


SriLankan Airlines in winter 2016/17 season is taking over Mihin Lanka’s operation, as all service will be operating under SriLankan’s...

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