Airport Address Information:
Coimbatore International Airport
IATA Code: CJB
Address: Airport Rd, Peelamedu, Civil Aerodrome Post,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014
Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu,13 km from the center of the city. It is the primary airport serving the city of Coimbatore in South India. The airport was previously known as Peelamedu Civil
The aerodrome is the 15th largest airport in India in terms of total aircraft movement, 18th largest in terms of passengers handled and 13th largest in terms of cargo handled. The airport commenced operations in 1940 as a civil aerodrome with Indian Airlines. Beginning with services to Chennai and Bangalore, other destinations like
Cochin and Mumbai were added later. The airport is served by five Indian and three foreign carriers providing direct connectivity to 12 domestic and 3 international destinations. The Airport has one runway that is 12,500 feet long. The airport has a parking management system with a capacity to accommodate nearly 300 cars. There are two hangars in the airport; one provides housing for the planes of Coimbatore Flying Club, the other provides shelter for private carriers. The Airport is controlled and managed by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Currently, the Coimbatore Airport has an Integrated terminal that operates domestic and international flights:
The new terminal of Coimbatore International Airport offers all the facilities to the passengers, which include an accommodating capacity of 350 passengers for arrival and departure each, four lifts, four escalators, two aerobridges, a taxi track runway, a new fire station, a new workshop, and a totally air-conditioned environment. Baggage services at the Coimbatore airport include the facility of Baggage carousels which is used for security purpose and for customer services as well. Lost and found baggage counters are also available at the terminal. Free trolley service is complimentary to the customers. The new terminal offers very separate halls for domestic and international passengers, and there are separate VIP rooms available at the airport, along with customs offices, duty-free shops, and banks.
This operates as a Cargo terminal and Blue Dart Aviation provides air cargo services to Chennai, Mumbai, and Delhi from this Airport.
Particulars of Airport:
Airport Code: IATA: CJB / ICAO: VOCB
Airport Name: Coimbatore International Airport
City Name: Coimbatore
State: Tamil Nadu
Distance from city: 11 km from the city
# Medical Facilities-
1.Free medical assistance available
# Restaurants and cafes-
For travelers' convenience, there are some restaurants available at the airport and there are some recommendations.
1. Balaji Caterers
2. K R Bakes
3. Kannan Kappi
# Shops and Duty-free
1. Ramraj Cotton
2. MCR Fabrics
# ATMs and Cash Machines-
1. Karur Vysya Bank ATM
2. Andhra Bank ATM
3. Lakshmi Vilas Bank ATM
# Information Desk-
The Airport provides the information desk for the travelers' convenience where they ask their can queries.
# Luggage services-
1. Provide safety to the customers' baggage by wrapping it.
2. Baggage providing counters provides passengers claim checked-in baggage.
3. One can take the trolley service to take luggage to the check-in counter.
Connectivity with the City:
Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu,13 km from the center of the city. It is the primary airport serving the city of Coimbatore in South India. The airport is well connected to the city center with public transportation. Domestic Airlines that operate at Coimbatore International Airport are Indian Airlines, Jet Airways,
SpiceJet Airways. The major destinations that these airlines travel to are Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Bangalore.
International Airlines include Air Arabia, SilkAir, and SriLankan Airlines. The destinations of these airlines are Sharjah,
Singapore and Colombo respectively. The airport is located on Avinashi Road about 10 km from the central bus station. Frequent bus services are available from Gandhipuram central bus station also from other bus stations at Singanallur and Ukkadam. The airport is 11 km from the major railway station, Coimbatore Junction and the nearest rail stations are at Singanallur and Peelamedu.
Cab services, call taxis, and auto-rickshaws provide 24 hours services to the airport.
The city of Coimbatore is the second-largest city in Tamil Nadu and is located in the Western Ghats and near the Noyyal River. Coimbatore also came under the Kingdom of Mysore and finally the Coimbatore district under British colonial rule. The city is a fast developing economic hub and due to its culture that the city accumulated from its vast historical importance is a major tourist attraction. Coimbatore is also known as the Manchester of South India, where we can find a large number of textile industries. The city has been ranked 19th city as
Coimbatore to live in Asia. Coimbatore is known for educational institutions and is also known as the Educational Hub of Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore is one of the fastest-growing cities in India and is the largest non-metro city in India. Coimbatore also called “Pump City”, supplies nearly half of India’s requirements of motors and pumps. Coimbatore is also known as the nucleus of South India and is famous for its popular hill stations. It is one of the largest exporters of jewelry, wet grinders, poultry, and auto components. Coimbatore has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship smart cities mission. Coimbatore is
well-connected with all major cities by means of road, rail, and air.
Places to Visit:
1. Marudamalai Temple
2. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
3. Perur Pateeswarar Temple
4. Parambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary
5. Siruvani Waterfalls
6. Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple
Summer (March - June)-
The mornings and evenings are pleasant but the days can be hot.
Monsoon (July - September)-
Monsoon is a good time to visit Coimbatore.
Winter (November - February)-
Winter is the best time to visit Coimbatore.