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Best Airports in India

Updated on : Jan 25, 2024 8:51 AM
Best Airports in India


Nearly all of the 29 states and 7 union territories that make up our nation, India, have their own domestic airports, and the largest cities also have international airports.

Aerodromes, or airports, are where planes take off and land. They frequently offer a wide range of facilities for aircraft storage and repair, as well as for regularizing air traffic (Air Traffic Control). They have an open area for the takeoff and landing of aircraft and an aerially active surface. Typically, these adjacent spaces include hangars, terminals, and control rooms among other amenities.

Airports also let private aircraft and helicopters to land. Because of its unique separation, this space has an unmarked entrance and exit. For prompt assistance, there are also repair sites and helipads nearby.

India has been growing, and as more visitors arrive to experience our diverse culture and keep up with other nations, we have made great strides in the development of our airports, which serve as the initial point of contact for visitors.

A few airports that have received recognition on a global scale for their upkeep, services, and ability to blend contemporary technology with Indian culture are included below. These airports also demonstrate that India is capable of exceeding expectations and meeting standards.

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport – New Delhi

Three times in a row, Delhi's IGIA has taken home the esteemed Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award from ACI. Among the busiest airports worldwide is this one. It serves over 60 million passengers annually, of whom roughly 36 million used it last year. After five years of development, the combined domestic and international terminal, T3, opened. With nine level passenger terminals and two 1.2 km long piers, this port is regarded as the sixth biggest in the world.

  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – Hyderabad

About 22 kilometers south of Hyderabad, near Shamshabad, is where you'll find this international airport. It handles almost 7 million people annually and serves the city of Hyderabad. The airport is run by a private firm and features first-rate amenities like several check-in and immigration desks, convenient crowd control, and in-line baggage screening.

  • Bengaluru International Airport, Bengaluru

Built by a private corporation, this airport opened in May 2008 and serves over 10 million travelers annually. Consequently, this airport ranks as India's third busiest international airport. It is a single, two-story structure that spans 4000 acres, is fully air-conditioned, and can hold up to 3000 domestic and international passengers during peak travel times.

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Mumbai

Approximately 25 million travelers use the travel services offered by the nearly 1450-acre Mumbai International Airport each year, which is situated in Santa Cruz and Sahar. This airport had significant renovations after being turned over to a private enterprise. June 2014 saw the completion of the new domestic and international terminals.

  • Chennai International Airport – Chennai

The Indian government runs Chennai Airport, which serves as the southern hub to every foreign arrival and departures. About 8 million people traverse it annually, roughly half of this number being domestic travelers.