Salem Airport code is SXV. Salem Airport is located in Kamalapuram, 15 kilometres north-west of Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. The Salem Airport is the sixth airport in Tamil Nadu after Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Thoothukudi. Originally planned for Vayudoot services using small aircraft and conceived with a 1,350-metre runway, it was expanded by another 600 meters to accommodate bigger planes. Initially, NEPC Airlines operated flights on the Chennai–Salem–Coimbatore–Chennai sector using Fokker F-27 aircraft. however, the airline withdrew the service after three months citing ‘non-viability’ as it's the main reason.
The excellent conditions prevailing at Salem Airport are highly suitable for flight training. Salem Airport is now the hotspot for the establishment of flight training and pilot training centers in southern India. Given the state of the art infrastructure available here, it is an ideal training airport and base for aspiring pilots. The reputed air charter operator based in Salem (Salem Air) has started pilot training services. Salem Aviation Services and the Salem Flying Club operate from Salem airport. Its already home to two flying schools based at Salem.
Salem Airport contact number : 04290 220 060
Salem Airport address : Airport Road, Kamalapuram, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636309