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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... Read more

  • Flag of India Country: India
  • Type: Airport
  • IATA: IXM

Introduction

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 Runways: 2
  • Length of main runway (m): 2285 x 45 M
  • Operational Opening Hours: 07.30 to 21.30 / Daily
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): 4,17,644 (2010-11)

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SpiceJet May – July 2014 Dubai Operation Changes SpiceJet May – July 2014 Dubai Operation Changes

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India’s low-cost carrier SpiceJet has updated its planned operational schedule to/from Dubai between 01MAY14 and 20JUL14. Planned changes as follow. Following service, currently operates...

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SpiceJet Adds Madurai - Dubai Service from Nov 2013 SpiceJet Adds Madurai - Dubai Service from Nov 2013

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SpiceJet from 22NOV13 introduces  Madurai – Dubai  service, with daily operation on board Boeing 737 aircraft. This is the carrier’s second International route from Madurai,...

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