All about Vellore Airport

Vellore Airport is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Vellore Airport or Vellore Civil Aerodrome is easily accessible as it is only five km from Vellore city. This airport is owned by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and operated by the Airports Authority of India. Madras Flying Club used the space for training the budding pilots. However, the training was discontinued in March 2011. This airport was part of the ‘idle airports activation programme started by the Airports Authority of India. Vellore Airport was revived in 2016 and is still under construction.

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Vellore Airport: Quick facts

Here are some fun and quick facts about Vellore Airport.

Location of Vellore Airport
W357+RCG, Abdullah Puram, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632114

Official name
Vellore Airport


Ministry of Civil Aviation


Under construction


Airports Authority of India

Elevation AMSL
233m/ 764 ft

12°54′31″N 079°04′00″E


Vellore Airport: Facilities

The necessities are offered by Vellore Airport.

Drinking water
Wheelchair accessibility
Taxi services
Phone booths


Vellore Airport: Hotels nearby

Some of the affordable hotels near Vellore Airport are:

Zip by Spree Hotels Surabi International, 33, Officers Line, Anna Salai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632001
Golden Gateway, Sripuram Main road, next to Golden Temple, Thirumalaikodi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632055
Ganga Guest House, V38J+VW8, No.12, Sripuram Bangalore, main road, Thirumalaikodi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632055
Grand Ganpat Hotel Vellore, 1, Thiyagarajapuram, Anna Salai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632001
Palm Tree Hotel, 10, Thennamara St, Kosapet, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632001
Darling Residency, 11/8, Anna Salai, Kosapet, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632001
Hotel Benzz Park, 4, Pillayar Koil St, Thottapalayam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632004
Khanna Fiesta, Bergamont Hotel, Officers line, opposite Harish food zone, Anna Salai, Vasanthapuram, Kosapet, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632001
River View Hotel, New Katpadi Road, Kilithampatarai, Katpadi, National Highway 234, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632064


Vellore Airport: Real estate impact

The real estate sector around Vellore Airport has seen significant growth and development. Due to its accessibility to Vellore city, it carries an attractive option for investors and buyers to invest. The location near the airport is an advantageous location to invest in commercial and residential properties as it has significant future benefits. Virinjipuram is 6 km from the airport and the properties in this area have a price tag between Rs 20 lakh and Rs 40 lakh. Anaicut is 11 km from the airport and prices of properties in this area fall between Rs 40 lakh and Rs 60 lakh.



Is Vellore Airport open?

The airport plans to start flight operations by the end of 2024.

How can I go to Vellore by air?

The nearest airport is Tirupati Airport.

Which is the smallest airport in Tamil Nadu?

Tiruchirapalli or Trichy International Airport is the smallest airport in India and Tamil Nadu.

Which is the unused airport in Tamilnadu?

The Cholavaram Airport, or Sholavaram Airport, is an unused airport near Cholavaram, Chennai.

Which state has 4 airports in India?

Kerala state has four operational international airports as of 2023.

Which is the biggest airport in Tamil Nadu?

Chennai International Airport is the biggest airport in Tamil Nadu.

Who owns Vellore Airport?

The Ministry of Civil Aviation is the owner of Vellore Airport.

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