Top airports in India — Delhi had more than double the number of passengers than Mumbai in July

Aug 24, 2021

By: Mona Pachake

Total passenger traffic

The total passenger traffic in July across India was 10.53 million where domestic passengers were 9.73 million and international passengers were around 0.8 million.

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Busiest airport

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi is the busiest airport in India with the most number of domestic and international passengers.

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New Delhi

Domestic passenger traffic — More than 2 million | International passenger traffic — 2,66,533 | The Indira Gandhi International Airport was operated by the Indian Air Force before its management was taken up by the Airports Authority of India.

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Domestic passenger traffic — more than 1 million | International passenger traffic — 1,01,203 | Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area.

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Domestic passenger traffic — 6,87,636 | International passenger traffic — nearly 60,000 | Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is named after the former Prime Minister of India. It has also been ranked in AirHelp's list of top 10 airports in the world.

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Domestic passenger traffic — 8,78,823 | Kempegowda International Airport is owned and operated by Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), a public–private consortium.

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Domestic passenger traffic — more than 5,00,000 | The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport was earlier called as Dum Dum Airport before being renamed in 1995 and is one of the oldest airports in India, opened in 1924.

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International passenger traffic — 84,579 | Cochin International Airport is the first of its kind, which is developed under a public-private partnership (PPP) model in India.

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International passenger traffic — 62,909 | Calicut International Airport is also known as Karipur Airport. The airport serves as an operating base for Air India Express and was opened in 1988.

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