Indira Gandhi International Airport VIDP


Indira Gandhi International Airport VIDP

Vinay Garg | - 12/19/2016
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Indira Gandhi International Airport

City: New Delhi Country: India
Elevation: 777 Ft / 237 M Latitude/longitude: 28°34′07″N 077°06′44″E
Time zone: GMT (+) 5:30 Mar Var: 0.00°E (2005) /0.017E
Fuel available: Jet-A1 AOE: Yes
PPR: Required Airport type: Civil International
Runways: 3 Fire category: CAT 10
Runway surface: Asphalt Longest runway: 4430 M
Airport slots: Required ATC hours: 24 hours
Tower frequency: 118.75 PCN: 135

Languages: English and Hindi

Cities served by the airport: New Delhi, Haryana, and Punjab

Alternative airports: VIJP / VAAH

Lead times for permit approval:

  • 3 days for flights originating from non-PRC countries
  • 7 days for flights originating from PRC countries

Slots: Airport slots at VIDP are required for all non-scheduled flights and must be applied for through email to AOCC DIAL.

Aircraft handled: All types of aircraft

Navaid available: NDB, DVOR, DME, ILS, PAPI

Terminal capacity: 34 million passengers per annum

Cargo capacity: 605,000 tons

FBO: Currently under construction

Services and facilities:

Equipment, ramp facilities, passenger facilities, maintenance and hangars, catering, crew facilities, and parking facilities are all available.

CCTV and Security guards: Available

Customs operating hours: 24 hours

Security brief: It is always advisable to check with your flight or trip support advisor before travel.

  • Both EU and Non-EU passengers require valid Indian visas to enter
  • Nationals from Nepal and Bhutan are exceptions
  • E-visas can be obtained by passengers thru online services
  • You may show printed copy of e-visa and presented on arrival to immigration desk
  • Crew members entering India should hold valid Indian business visa
  • Temporary Crew Visa (TLP) on arrival with 72 hours’ validity can be considered for Tech / Medical /Emergency / VIP or diverted flights

For more information see


– Passengers walking through the Green Channel with dutiable/prohibited goods are liable to prosecution/ penalty and confiscation of goods.

– Trafficking of any narcotic and psychotropic substances is a serious offense and is punishable by imprisonment.


Important Numbers
  • Phone code: +91
  • Airport authority: 011-24632950
  • AIS: 011 25653470
  • Customs: 011-25652088
  • Emergency: 102
  • Police: 100
  • Fire: 101
Ground transport
  • Taxis and car rental is available
  • Public transport is available
  • Driving distance to the city is 5 km
  • JW Marriot
  • Lemon Tree
  • Radisson Blu
  • Pullman
  • Dusit D2
  • Holiday inn

Note: This list is for informational purposes only and based on proximity. UAS does not promote any specific establishments.  

Tourist attractions
  • Red Fort
  • Qutub Minar
  • Handloom Emporium
  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
  • Connaught Place
  • Humayun’s Tomb


New Delhi’s climate is a mixture of humid subtropical and semi-arid with a high variation between temperatures in summer and winter. The monsoon season lasts from July to mid-September.