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Delhi’s IGI is world’s fastest growing major airport

Oct 30, 2018 17:41 IST
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The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), which handled 63.5 million passengers in 2017, putting it on the list of the 20 busiest airports in the world, was also the fastest growing major airport over the last four years, according to an internal report by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL).

The report, based on data from Airports Council International (ACI), the global body that monitors airport traffic, puts Delhi’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2014 and 2017 at 14.3%. This the highest among airports handling at least 40 million passengers per annum, comfortably ahead of Incheon, South Korea (10.5%), Pudong Shanghai, China (10.4%), and Dubai, UAE (7.4%).