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Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)


Indira Gandhi International Airport is the primary airport of the National Capital Region of Delhi, situated in West Delhi, 16 km (10 mi) southwest of New Delhi's city center. Named after Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, it is the busiest airport in India in terms of daily flight traffic and second busiest in term of passenger traffic in India after Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.


With the commencement of operations at the new Terminal 3, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has become India's and South Asia's largest and most important aviation hub, with a current capacity of handling more than 46 million passengers and aimed at handling more than 100 million passengers by 2030.


It along with Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, handles more than half of the air traffic in South Asia. For the period of Apr--Nov 2010, it was the busiest airport in terms of international and overall passenger traffic.


Name Indira Gandhi International Airport
Address New Delhi, Near Dwarka and Palam New Delhi - 110 037, India
Location West Delhi, 16 km (10 mi) southwest of New Delhi's city center- India
Time zone GMT+5.5
  • 5 terminals
  • Saudi Airlines uses terminal no. 3
Runways 3



Airport Premium Services provider Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited operates 5 new lounges at the new Terminal 3, Indira Gandhi International Airport. the lounges feature facilities ranging from shower rooms, napping rooms, spa treatment rooms, business centre, to dine, to provide travellers with the best level of comfort and hospitality at the terminal.

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