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Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport

Located on the southern side of New Delhi and approximately 22 km / 14 miles from the city centre itself, Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is currently expanding, to cope with high demand. The airport will soon be expected to cope with passenger numbers of around 40 million per annum, making it one of India's most significant transport hubs. Air travel at New Delhi Airport is available for many international destinations, such as Austria, China, Dubai, France, England, Italy and Thailand.

Currently enjoying record numbers of almost 20 million annual passengers, Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is amongst South Asia' busiest and is situated 22 km / 14 miles south of New Delhi and directly north-east of nearby Gurgaon.

The airport is the main gateway to India and a vital link between India and rest of the globe. Currently the International Terminal (Terminal 2) serves 35 airlines, flying to major destinations throughout the world, while the Domestic Terminal (Terminal 1) has three main gates. The largest selection of services are provided by the flag carrier of Air India and also the state-owned Indian Airlines.

The Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport currently handles an average of around 13,000 domestic and almost 10,000 international passengers a day. By road, the distance between the two terminals is approximately 8 km / 5 miles. The smaller Safdarjung Airport is used for general aviation and lies directly east of Delhi's Indira Gandhi facility.

Essential airport facilities include banks, ICICI Bank cashpoints and bureaux de change, providing easy ways to obtain your Indian Rupee (INR). Also onsite at the Delhi Indira Gandhi is a postal service, credit-card operated Internet kiosks, a luggage wrapping service, and a Transit Lounge in Terminal 2, which is home to a selection of speciality shops. Snack bars and restaurants can be found within both the arrivals and departures areas and often specialise in a range of tasty Indian dishes, although more Western-style food is also available.
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