May 05, 2022 Pannur and Parandur approved for Chennais second airport The Ministry of Civil Aviation has shortlisted two sites - Pannur and Parandu - to build the second airport in Chennai and has referred them to the state government. The ministry shortlisted two sites out of the four sites suggested by the Tamil Nadu government. The state government had shortlisted Parandur, Pannur, Tiruporur and Padalam as four sites for the second airport. Parandur is around 70km and Pannur is 60km from Chennai. They are near Sriperumbudur on the Chennai-Bengaluru route. More studies, including technical studies, will be undertaken after the state government selects a final location.