Some Interesting facts about IGI Airport

- April 30, 2018, 0 comment

Delhi Airport additionally referred to as IGI Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport) is the unique airport that serves the city of New Delhi. The airport is the busiest one in India in terms of passenger traffic and lading. There are plans to continue to expand the airport if the traffic continues to grow. The airport is the busiest in India and is located in Palam, 16km from the New Delhi city center and 15 km southwest of New Delhi railway station.

1) One of the Best Airport – IGI Airport Delhi

IGI airport in New Delhi has been voted the 2nd best airport in the world, according to Airport Service Quality Report 2016. Delhi’s T3 airport may be a two-tier building with contact 5.4 million area unit of the house that equals to 200soccer fields.

2) Transferred from Indian Air Forces to AAI

The airport was operated by the Indian Air Force its management was transferred to the Airports Authority of India. In May 2006, the management of the airport was passed over to Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL).

3) World’s biggest aircraft Airbus

With the capacity to host world’s biggest aircraft Airbus A380, IGI Airport hosts 56 International carriers and 6 domestic carriers.

4) New Terminals Shall be Created

Terminals 4, 5, and 6 will be designed if and once needed. These 3 new terminals can host international flights only. T3 can then cater to domestic traffic only. Once completed, the 3 new terminals can catapult the airport’s annual travellercapability to one hundred million.

5) Recognized with Various Awards

The airport was rated as the Best Airport in the world in the 25-40 million passengers category in 2015, by Airports Council International. Delhi Airport additionally bagged 2 awards for the simplest airport in Central Asia/India. Also best airport employees in Central Asia/India at the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards 2015.

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