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Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Code DEL

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 110037

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 28°33'59"N / 77°6'11"E


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Station ID: VIDP
Observation Time: 10/05/2021 2:41 pm

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About Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Code

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport code is DEL. This three-letter IATA code is derived from the capital city of India Delhi where the airport is based. Its elevation above sea level is 237 meters. 

About Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

Located in the heart of India’s capital city New Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is one of the most popular airports in the world. It is an exquisite gateway for the world to explore a country that has always enchanted with its culture, religions, and food. 

Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) has been named after the former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi. Currently handling more than 70 million passengers every year, this facility is one of the busiest in the world with an expectation to reach passenger traffic of more than 100 million by 2030. 

Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is also regarded as one of the most beautiful airports in the world. Almost all major airlines in the world operate from here. It is India’s gateway to the open world. This award-winning airport is also one of the safest in the world. 

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) Runways

There are three runways at the airport: 

09/27 2,813 m asphalt 

10/28 3,810 m asphalt 

11R/29L 4,430 m asphalt

There is one more runway, which is under construction. 

Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) Terminal

There are three passenger terminals at the airport along with a dedicated Hajj Terminal and  a cargo terminal. 

Terminals at the airport are equipped with all the facilities. It has several check-in counters, duty-free shops, multi-cuisine restaurants, and bars among other such facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

Jaipur International Airport 272 km 

Major Airlines Operating from Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

Air India 

AirAsia India 

Alliance Air 

American Airlines 





Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
09-27 9,229 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
10-28 12,500 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
11-29 14,534 ft 197 ft Other “paved” Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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