Bangalore international airport clocks highest-ever passenger traffic in FY24

With 3.75 crore passengers and 4,39,524 tonnes of cargo passing through its terminals in 2023-24, Kempegowda International Airport witnessed the highest-ever annual passenger traffic and cargo volume.

The Bengaluru airport catered to 3.29 crore domestic passengers and 46 lakh international passengers during this period against 3.19 crore passengers in 2022-23, 1.63 crore in FY22, 1.09 crore in FY21 and 3.24 crore in FY20.

“The past financial year has been a landmark period with the highest passenger and cargo figures ever recorded in the airport’s history. There was also an increase in the number of airlines and destinations. Our position as the number-one airport for processing perishable cargo for the third consecutive year highlights our steadfast commitment to advancing cargo development facilities. With the successful launch of Terminal 2 (T2) and partnerships with leading airlines and cargo operators, we are poised to solidify our position as the gateway to south and central India,” said Satyaki Raghunath, the chief operating officer of Bangalore International Airport.

As the demand for air travel has surged, the airport has emerged as the south Indian gateway connecting travellers to 108 destinations – 80 domestic and 28 international.

The airport also saw an increase in air traffic movements (ATMs), with 2.45,880 ATMs recorded during FY24. Domestic ATMs saw a 10 per cent growth, while international growth stood at 13 per cent as compared to that in the previous financial year.


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