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Business Aircraft Ops to VOMM Airport, Chennai, India

Airport name: Chennai International Airport

ICAO code: VOMM                                           


City Name: Chennai

Country: India

Fire Category: IX

Airport Operating Hours of VOMM airport / MAA airport: H24

Curfew and Restrictions of VOMM airport / MAA airport: Nil

 (It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into VOMM airport)

CIQ Hours of VOMM airport / MAA airport: H24

Slots/PPR requirements at VOMM airport / MAA airport: Airport slots are required when you operate in VOMM airport. Slots are requested via e-mail / fax from the airport slot coordinator. This is generally done by the agent or handler on the behalf of operator. VOMM airport is the airport with slot validity of (+) 45 (-) 15 minutes.

Parking Availability at VOMM airport / MAA airport: Overnight parking is available in VOMM airport with prior approval only and aircraft needs to be repositioned to remote parking stand from main terminal apron after arrival for night parking, Acft can be repositioned to main apron before departure to reduce airside travel time and comfort of passengers. VOMM airport implement temporary parking restrictions from time to time. It is always recommended to confirm all parking arrangements well in advance. Most of the parking stands at VOMM airport need aircraft to be pushed back before departure using tow bar and push truck. VOMM airport also have few power in and self-power out parking stands subject to availability.

Port of entry/exit VOMM airport / MAA airport: Yes, VOMM airport is port of entry/exit.

Crew visa requirements for GA flights in India: All general aviation crew arriving in India must carry with them a valid BUSINESS VISA issued by the Indian Embassy / Consulate or an E-BUSINESS VISA available online. If time permitting, it is recommended that they carry with them a valid Business Visa issued by the Indian Embassy/Consulate.

For applying the Business Visa, some Embassies ask for an invitation/sponsorship letter which VVIP Flight will gladly provide.

Pax visa requirements for GA flights in India: All Pax must arrive with valid Indian visa or Indian e-visa (available online).

E-visa acceptable VOMM airport / MAA airport: Yes, E-visa facility is available in VOMM airport. E-visa is acceptable at VOMM Airport.

Ground Handler at VOMM airport / MAA airport: VVIP Flight (ops@vvipflight.com) can assist you with your Landing permits, Ground handling, slots, parking, CIQ coordination, Catering coordination, Aviation Fuel, Ground transportation arrangements, flight dispatch, weather services, hotel arrangements and other GA flight services at VOMM airport / MAA airport

VOMM Landing Permit Notice Period: It takes 03 working days to obtain landing permit (flight should operate on 4th day) except flights originating from PRC countries i.e., China, North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, and Nigeria. It takes 07 working days to obtain landing permission for flights originating from PRC countries (flight should operate on 8th day).

GA Lounge/Terminal at VOMM airport / MAA Airport: General aviation lounge is not available for International flight at VOMM airport. Lounge is available for Domestic GA fight at VOMM airport.

Tow Bar requirements at VOMM airport / MAA airport:  Most of the parking stands at VOMM airport are self-power in and pushed back parking stands. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in India. It is advised to check tow bar availability before the flight operation.

Caterer at VOMM /MAA airport:  Catering facility is available at VOMM. We can also assist in arranging catering at VOMM airport from nearby 5-star hotels on request.

Jet Fuel at VOMM / MAA airport: Jet Fuel is available at VOMM airport.

Hotel at VOMM airport:  Trident Hotel, Hilton Hotel, ITC Grand Chola and The Leela Palace Chennai are some good options available in the city.

Places to Visit: Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu is the gateway to many interesting places. This city is a beautiful blend of cultural extravaganza. The presence of glittering beaches, eateries, religious spots such as temples and churches, historical attractions and a lot more makes this city worth exploring.

Chennai is known for its amazing beaches, shopping centres, fun parks, zoo, malls, wildlife habitats, bird sanctuaries and the most magnificent temples you will ever come across. There are so many important tourist places in Chennai that one must make sure that their visit easily covers the best of this city.

Evening strolls at the stunning Marina Beach, Elliot’s Beach, Cove long Beach and Madras Crocodile Bank is one of the best things to do in Chennai

If you have any questions about this article or would like assistance planning your next trip to India, contact us ops@vvipflight.com or (OPS)- (+91)-8010686868.

Note: Regulations, watch hours, NOTAM, Fire category or any other information given in above article are subject to change from time to time, for latest information please feel free to contact us.

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