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  • India’s busiest airport
  • Total passenger traffic of 69.23 million in FY19
  • Total cargo traffic of 1 million metric tonnes in FY19
  • Adjudged world’s best airport in the large airport’s category

Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main gateway to Delhi, India and one of the busiest airports in the region. Operated by Delhi International Airport Limited, which is owned by GMR Infrastructure (64%), Airports Authority of India (26%) and Fraport (10%), the airport hosts domestic, regional and international passenger and cargo services from over 40 airlines. The airport acts as a hub for airlines including Air India, Air India Regional, Blue Dart Aviation, GoAir, IndiGo, JetLite and SpiceJet.

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Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) – India’s largest airport


In February 2021, Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) rolled out its modified online facility for international arriving passengers, following new government norms in view of the emergence of new COVID-19 strains.

Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) launched the country’s first airport Covid-19 testing facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for arriving international passengers

Delhi Airport inaugurated North India’s largest hi-tech plant nursery with more than 1.16 lakh indoor plants

Delhi Airport awarded a 4-star airport rating and adjudged the ‘best airport in India and Central Asia’ for the second consecutive year in 2020 Skytrax World Airport Awards

Delhi Airport became first single-use plastic-free airport in India


Delhi Airport became India's First AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certified Airport
The Delhi International Airport awarded with a best aerodrome which is given by Airport Council International (ACI) in the category of airports that can handle more than 40 million passengers per annum.
Delhi Airport has been awarded as a 4-star airport rating and also judged the best airport in India at the 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards.
Delhi Airport has been awarded as a 4- star airport also judged the best airport in India.

2018 Investment of Rs 9,000 crore (US$ 1.28 billion) to handle 100 million passengers annually is expected to be made in the next three years.
Ranked among the most punctual airports in the world
Ranked as the second best airport in the over 40 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category
2015 Ranked world’s best airport by Airport Council International in 25-40 MPPA category
2014 Became a Star Alliance member
2013 Ranked as the second best airport in 25-40 MPPA category by Airport Council International
Became the first airport in the world to achieve ISO 22301:2012 certification
2011 Ranked as fourth best airport in the world in the category of 25-40 MPPA by Airport Council International
2010 Inauguration of Terminal-3
2009 New domestic departure Terminal-1D inaugurated
2008 IGI Airport's third runway commences operations
2007 Foundation stone laid for Terminal-3
2006 Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) consortium accorded approval to develop and manage the airport
1986 Commissioning of Terminal-2
1962 Operations were shifted from Safdarjung airport owing to rising passenger traffic
1939-45 Built during the second world war to serve as an air force station


India’s aviation market is expected to be world’s third largest by 2024.