Anna International Airport is located 7 km south of Chennai at Tirusulam. You can reach the airport by Bus, Taxi, hired car or your personal vehicle. You should plan to reach the airport at least 3 hours before the estimated time of departure of your flight. Check the timings of the flight with your airlines before starting for the airport. Also check whether your baggage is within your entitled weight allowance.
As you reached the airport you can take a trolley parked alongside the road for carting your baggage into the airport. If relatives have come to bid you bye do so quickly as the road is a no parking zone and any vehicle stationed there for too long may be carted away and/or a heavy fine imposed. If there is a long wait for the flight and you want to spend some time with your relatives then better park your vehicle in the authorized parking area and relax in the visitors lounge.The security personnel (from CISF) man the entry gate to the Departure wing of the Terminal. You need to produce a valid ticket and a photo ID for entry into the terminal. Usually having entered the terminal you shall not be allowed to go out again, so collect all your documents, baggage before entering the terminal.