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 Delhi Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport)

Delhi Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP) is popularly known as Indira Gandhi International Airport (named after the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, ) and is located in West Delhi, 16 km southwest of New Delhi city centre. Delhi Airport is the busiest airport in India in terms of daily flight traffic. With the commencement of operations at the new Terminal 3, Delhi Airport has become India's and South Asia's largest airport, with a current capacity of handling more than 46 million passengers.

In 2010-11, Delhi airport handled 29.94 million passengers. Delhi Airport's Terminal 3 is the world's 8th largest passenger terminal. Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) was conferred the fourth best airport award in the world (in the 15–25 million categories) and Best Improved Airport in the Asia-Pacific Region by Airport Council International.

T3 has a 5 level in-line baggage screening system with a capacity to handle 12800 bags per hour. At T3, 95% of all passengers will not wait for more than 10 minutes at any counter such as customs, immigration or security check.

Delhi airport is the main gateway of India for many of the tourists as Delhi gives easy access to most of the attractions and cities in the northern part of India. Skyscanner allows you to find the cheapest flights to Delhi airport without having to enter specific dates or even destinations, making it the best place to find cheap flights for your trip to Delhi airport. Use the links at the side of the page to browse for flight information, getting to/from the airport or use the flight search controls above to start a new search.


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Airport express is in service to connect the Delhi airport with the central part of New Delhi. The airport express is currently operating from 05:00 AM till 11:00 PM with a frequency of 20 minutes. The airport express connects Dwarka Sector 21 and New Delhi Railway Station via Delhi Airport Terminal 3, Shivaji Stadium or Connaught Place & New Delhi Railway Station. Each of these stations have enough parking space to park your vehicles. During peak hours, it is wise to travel in Airport express to avoid any delays due to high traffic.

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Delhi Transport Corporation runs air-conditioned shuttle service at a regular interval (every 30 minutes) connecting the Delhi airport to the central parts of Delhi including Connaught Place & Interstate Bus Terminal. All buses coming towards Terminal 3 will arrive and depart from a ‘staging area’ located opposite Centaur Hotel. From there to the Airport Terminal DIAL will provide a 24x7 shuttle bus, every 15 minutes.

Regular bus services are available from inter-state bus terminals (Kashmiri Gate ISBT in Northern Delhi, Anand Vihar ISBT in Trans-Yamuna area, Sarai Kale Khan ISBT in South-East Delhi) in the city.

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Just outside each terminal at the Delhi airport a post-paid radio taxi service is available. The cabs are equipped with Digital cab meters integrated with the GPS system to ensure every fare is tracked. Authorised Cab operators are Meru Cabs, Mega Cabs & Easy Cabs.

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Delhi Airport

New Udaan Bhawan,
Opp. Terminal-3,
Indira Gandhi International Airport,
New Delhi,
110 037,



 Location Details

Longitude:77° 6' 2'' E
Latitude:28° 34' 24'' N
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