Bengaluru: KIA becomes the ‘Only Airport’ in India to achieve this feat

Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports are among the most punctual airports in the world. They are the only two airports in the country to get placed in the rankings in their respective lists.

Bengaluru Airport

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport has been ranked among the most punctual airports in the world in 2022 and it earned 20th place in the list by Cirium, an aviation data analytics company. Bengaluru airport is the only one in the country to get placed among the most punctual global airports.


According to the company website, 70.40 percent of international flights saw on-time departure at Bengaluru airport without any delay, till November. Norway’s Oslo airport is declared the most punctual airport in the world with 87.63 percent of on-time flight departures.

Michigan’s Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Utah’s Salt Lake City International Airport in America have bagged 2nd and 3rd places in the most punctual global airports list, source Hindustan Times.

Hyderabad airport

Meanwhile, Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport too is ranked as the 4th most punctual large airport in the world. The airport at Telangana’s capital recorded 88.44 percent on-time departures of international flights, till November.


Bengaluru airport is expected to enhance the passenger experience with the recent launch of a new terminal. According to reports, the operations at the latest terminal 2 will begin in mid-January with domestic flight services. However, by April, terminal 2 will also see international flight operations. The new terminal is expected to see around 25 million footfalls every year.