Salem Airport is a domestic airport of Salem in Tamil Nadu. Its airport code is SXV. This airport is not operational presently.
Location of Salem Airport
Geographical location of Salem Airport is Longitude: 73° 55’ 0” E and Latitude: 15° 42’ 54” N. Salem airport lies at a distance of 20 km from the city center. Distance between airport and new bus stand of Salem is around 19 km. It takes 20 mins to reach the airport from bus stand by car.
Airport has single runway 6000 ft in length. Elevation of airport is 984 ft. Salem airport covers an area of 136.29 Acres.
Terminals of Salem Airport
Salem Airport has single domestic terminal with peak hour passenger handling capacity of 50. This airport does not cater to any commercial airlines. Nearest international airports are Trichy Airport and Chennai Airport. There are no facilities available at this airport, since it is not functional.
Contact Information of Salem Airport
Salem Airport Authorities can be contacted at the following address:
Airports Authority of India (NAD)
Telephone: 91-4290-20060, 91-4290-20166
Reopening of Salem Airport
Business class of Salem has raised its request to reopen the Salem Airport for commercial traffic. This will facilitate trade of the region. Authorities may soon consider investing in the airport to make it functional. Economical travel from Salem to Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi will help businessmen save money and time.