Guwahati Airport handles about 5.6 million passengers in 2023

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10 lakh passengers increased than last year

About 5600 flights increased than last year

GUWAHATI,Jan 6: The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati handled around 5.6 million passengers in 2023. Among them there were about 2.9 million were arriving passengers and about 2.7 million were departing passengers. In 2022, the figure was about 4.6 million.
Chief Airport Officer (CAO) Utpal Baruah told Guwahati Times that “We are happy that in the recent calendar year 2023, we have exceeded the previous year’s passengers number by 10 lakh. 17 per cent is the growth. One of the highest in the country. We are happy because we could handle this volume in a terminal that has less than half the passenger handling capacity. We are waiting eagerly to commission the new terminal this year that has double capacity than our current demand. We have Jaipur, Bhubaneswar and Bangkok connectivity this year and working on a few more domestic and international destinations this year.”

Meanwhile, In 2023, Guwahati Airport handled about 46,600 aircrafts. Among them, about 23,300 were arrival and about 23300 were departed number. In 2022, the number was about 41,000.
It may be mentioned here that the new domestic connectivities were Jaipur and Bhubaneswar in 2023. On the other hand, the only new International connectivity is Bangkok.

During 2023, highest one day passenger were 19290 on 24th December , 2023. (PRESS RELEASE)

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