About Indira Gandhi International Airport
Built in 1962, Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) serves the national capital region of Delhi, India. Formerly known as Palam Airport, IGIA is located 16km from New Delhi city centre and occupies 21.1 km2 of land.
In 2006, the Airports Authority of India, GMR Group, Fraport and Malaysia Airports incorporated a joint venture company to operate, manage and develop IGIA. The airport is the first brownfield airport expansion in India.
It has two parallel runways (4,200m and 3,900m) and services approximately 80 major airlines. It is also home to several Indian airlines including Air India, Air India Regional, IndiGo, JetLite, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and GoAir. Currently, the airport has the capacity to handle 60 million passengers per year.
IGIA was named the Best Improved Airport in the Asia Pacific Region by Airport Council International (ACI) in year 2010. In 2012, the airport was the 27th busiest in the world, registering almost 4 million passengers.
UPDATE ON klia2 - FOURTH DAY OPERATIONS
06 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 6 May 2014 - klia2 has now operated for 4 full days successfully with Malindo Airways, Lion Air, Tiger Airways International and Cebu Pacific Airways. In the last 24 hours from 12.01am on 5 May until 12.01am on 6 May, a total of 46 flights movement and 6,140 passengers were recorded for both international and...