Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport), built during World War II as an Air Force Station, serves the city of New Delhi. Its passenger traffic has doubled since the past one decade. Ranked as the 8th largest airport in the world, IGI Airport is home to state-of-the-art facilities. New Delhi Airport was initially named as Palam Airport and was renamed as Indira Gandhi International Airport in 1986. The airport is the biggest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic. It is located in Palam, 16 km from New Delhi city center. IGI Airport has been named as the No. 1 Airport in Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Service Quality Awards in 2014.
Delhi offers you a plethora of sightseeing places. You can visit the Akshardham Temple, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Old Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Lotus Temple, Safdar Jang Tomb, and Lodhi Gardens. When in Delhi, do not forget to visit the Indian Air Force Museum, which is just 2.8 km away from the airport.
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