Delhi Airport, named as Indira Gandhi International Airport, is situated at Palam near Dwarka. The airport has three terminals, adding to the convenience of passengers. The airport got its present name on 2nd May 1986.
There are two terminals in Indira Gandhi International Airport, one for
domestic passengers and the other for international passengers. The
domestic terminal (Terminal 1) is further divided into roughly four
separate areas called 1A, 1B, VVIP terminal and Hajj Terminal. 1A
handles all domestic flights of state owned Indian Airlines and
Kingfisher Airlines. 1B is reserved for other airlines. Both have a
common arrival terminal. Terminal 2 is currently undergoing renovation.
There are several options for the passengers to travel to their
destinations. The first option is Easy cabs, the biggest metropolitan
taxi service with 250 radio cabs completely operational with the
state-of-art-technology. The client is billed from the point of pick up
till the drop point and the billing will be on a per kilometer basis as
fixed by Delhi Government. The second option is Avis India which
provides a variety of cars ranging from Maruti Wagon R to the New
S-class Mercedes Benz.
The third in the list is EATS or Ex Service Men Airlink Transport
Service which provides shuttle services from the International Airport
to ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminal) near Kashmiri Gate. The last is from
DTTDC (Delhi Tourism Development Corporation), which fascilitates car
renting (both AC and Non AC) for Delhi and Inter State transfers at
government approved rates. It also moderates hotel bookings and gives
All terminals in Delhi Airport have excellent lounge facilities.
Exclusive lounges in the airport are managed by leading hotels or
airlines for their club class passengers. A free bus shuttle service
between various terminals is provided every half hour. Both Terminal 1
(1A &1B) and 2 are operational with contemporary amenities like
sitting room, resting room, ATMs of various banks, offices for
exchanging money, bistros, coffee shops, Wi-Fi enabled internet kiosks
and a huge duty-free shopping 'mall'. One can find the ATMs at Terminal
1A (Domestic) and the guests arrival area of International Terminal.
Round-the-clock pharmacy shops with a Doctor on call to ease patients
are also available. There is also a railway reservation counter where
you can check your ticket status or book one.