India is a rapidly developing country where progress is taking place in leaps and bounds and the incomes as well as standard of living of the population are increasing day by day. There was a time when most of the people in the country preferred to travel by trains because they wanted to travel cheap. However, the trend has changed in recent years as a large chunk of population is opting for air travel because they do not mind to spend some extra bucks to travel in luxury and reach their destination quickly and conveniently. As a result, air traffic has increased all around the country, with airlines as well as airports becoming busier than ever.
Here is a list of top 10 busiest airports of India, based on the annual passenger traffic as declared by the Airport Authority of India for the year 2014-15:
10. Pune International Airport
One of the busiest airports in the country is the Pune International Airport, which has catered to 4,190,509 passengers this year.
9. Goa International Airport
The next name to be included on the list of top 10 busiest airports in India is that of Goa International Airport, which has provided services to 4,513,201 passengers in 2014-15.
8. Sardar Patel International Airport
Sardar Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad features next on this list and it has recorded the passenger traffic of 5,050,433 people in the current year.
7. Cochin International Airport
The number 7 position amongst the busiest airports in the country is occupied by the Cochin International Airport in Kochi. The airport has seen the total passenger traffic of 6,414,135 passengers this year.
6. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad comes next on this list with thetotal passenger traffic of 10,404,353 in the current year.