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Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

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Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
AddressNew Delhi 110 037, India
Telephone(011) 2566 1000
Number of terminals3
Time zoneGMT +5.5
LocationThe airport is located 23km (14 miles) south of New Delhi.
Airport codeDEL
Country dialling code91
Airport newsAfter the completion of Terminal 3 in 2010, two more terminals and runways are planned as airport authorities are expecting a capacity of 100 million passengers a year by 2026.
Transfer between terminalsThe new Terminal 3 currently offers international flights. Later this year, it will also serve domestic flights with Air India, Jet Airways, JetLite, Jet Konnect, Kingfisher and Kingfisher Red. Terminal 2 is about 5km (3 miles) away from the main Domestic Terminal (Terminal 1) at Palam. There is a free transfer shuttle between the terminals. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Air India also operate a free shuttle running 24 hours; information counters are situated in the Arrivals areas of terminals.
Driving directionsThe airport is signposted from the city centre.
Car rentalCar hire is available outside the customs halls in Terminals 1 and 2; however, there is no facility for hiring self-drive cars at the airport, as these are not generally available in India. Carzonrent offers chauffeur driven cars and some self-drive options.
Public transport and taxisBus: buses run from the Arrivals area of Terminal 2 to central Delhi via Terminal 1, 24 hours a day (journey time: 50 minutes). A railway reservations desk is located in the Arrivals area of Terminal 2 for passengers wanting to connect with the railway.
Coach: an air-conditioned coach service is available; bookings and information are available in the Arrivals hall of Terminal 2.
Taxi: Delhi Traffic Police pre-paid taxi booths, located in the Arrivals areas of both terminals, issue vouchers for travel to the city; travellers should retain the receipt until reaching the desired destination and then hand it to the driver. Metered taxis and auto rickshaws are also available.
Metro: the Airport Express runs from Dwarka Sector 21 to New Delhi Railway Station via airport Terminal 3 every 20 minutes.
Car parkingCar parking is available at all three terminals. There are two car parks at Terminal 2 (premium and standard parking); a premium car park is also situated outside Terminal 1 (hall B). Free transfer is provided between Terminal 2 and the car park. In addition, there is space for 4,300 cars at an air-conditioned car park at Terminal 3.
Information and help desksThere are information counters in all terminals. An Airport Manager Office is located at both terminals for 24 hour information and assistance.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: banks, bureau de change facilities, a post office and credit-card operated internet kiosks are provided at both terminals.
Eating and drinking:
there are snack bars and restaurants in Arrivals and Departures areas. Terminal 3 has restaurants, bas, cafés and fast food outlets.
there are duty-free shops in both the Arrivals and Departures lounges. The Terminal 2 transit lounge has duty-free and speciality shops. Terminal 3 has 20,000sq metres of retail space, including designer brands such as Gucci and Versace.
Luggage: there is a left-luggage facility at the premium car park area near Terminal 2 and the standard car park opposite Terminal 1. A baggage wrapping service is available in Terminal 2. Lost property is at the Airport Manager Offices in both terminals.
Other facilities:
there is a pharmacy in Terminal 2 and medical units in both terminals, manned by a doctor 24-hours a day. Resting rooms and baby care rooms are available at both terminals. The new Terminal 3 has lounges, nap and shower rooms.
Conference and business facilitiesExecutive lounges with business facilities are located in Terminal 1 halls A and B. The Maharaja Lounge is situated in transit area of Terminal 2; other lounges are available. Conference and banqueting facilities are available at the Centaur Hotel (tel: (011) 2565 2223; www.centaurhotels.com/igi/), which is situated near Terminal 2. Terminal 3 also has five dedicated premium lounges.
Disabled facilitiesToilets and ambulift facilities for disabled travellers are available; passengers should request any special assistance when booking their tickets. There is a special parking area for disabled travellers. The new Terminal 3 is barrier-free to suit passengers with special needs or reduced mobility.
Airport hotelsTerminal 3 offers a 100-room transit hotel on the third floor of the international departure area. The Centaur Hotel is also located on site, 1km (0.5 mile) from Terminal 2.

Centaur Hotel
The 3756-room Centaur Hotel is located on the Indira Gandhi International Airport site, 1km (0.5 mile) from Terminal 2. Facilities include a health club and shopping arcade.
Delhi Cantonment, Palam
International Airport Sadar Bazaar
Delhi, India
Tel: (011) 2565 2223
Web: www.centaurhotels.com

Uppal's Orchid
The 5-star Uppal's Orchid hotel offers complimentay airport transfers to and from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The hotels offers extensive business and dining options, as well as a rooftop pool.
Indira Gandhi International Airport New Delhi
Delhi 110037, India
Tel: (011) 2506 1515
Web: www.orchidhotel.com
Full airport name(New Delhi) Indira Gandhi International Airport
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