Indore : Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore (Madhya Pradesh) India has been included by World Book of Records, London being first ever in central India as gets featured with Commemorative special cover issued by Post Master General, Indore Region of Department of Posts, India. Ms. Aryama Sanyal (Airport Director) Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore was bestowed with the certificate of record by Prof. Dr. Rajeev Sharma (Vice Chairman, WBR) and Shri Santosh Shukla (President, WBR & Supreme Court Advocate India).
Significantly, Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport is an international airport that principally serves Indore and adjacent regions in the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. It is the busiest airport in Central India and is located 8 km west of Indore. According to the statistics released by the Airports Authority of India, the agency responsible for the maintenance and management of the airport, it is the 22nd busiest airport in India by passenger traffic. The airport is named after Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore, belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport, Indore has been adjudged as the best airport in under 2 million annual passenger footfall category in Asia Pacific region in the Airports Council International (ACI)'s airport service quality (ASQ) rankings for the year 2017. The World Book of Records, UK has bestowed Worlds Standardization Certification to Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport, Indore for the achievement of ACI Award 2017 on 9 April 2018. Since 24 March 2018 it has started operations 24*7 with night landing facilities.
On being recognized by World Book of Records, London UK, Ms. Aryama Sanyal (Airport Director) was congratulated by Shri Virendra Sharma (Member of Parliament, England), Dr. Diwakar Sukul (Chairman, World Book of Records, London), by Shri Santosh Shukla (President, WBR & Supreme Court Advocate India).and other dignitaries from international scenario.