Indira Gandhi International Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP) is the primary international airport of the National Capital Region of Delhi, India,
situated in Palam, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) south-west of New Delhi city centre. Named after Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, it is the
busiest airport in India.
With the commencement of operations at the new Terminal 3, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has become India's and South Asia's largest and
one of the most important aviation hubs, with a current capacity of handling more than 46 million passengers and aimed at handling more than 100 million
passengers by 2030. Along with Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, it handles more than half of the air traffic in South Asia.
In 2012, the airport was the 27th busiest in the world with 39,887,866 passengers handled, registering a 12.7% growth in traffic over the previous
There is a free transfer shuttle between the Indira Gandhi International terminals.