Kempegowda International Airport recorded its highest-ever cargo tonnage in the 2022 financial year. The gateway, in Bengaluru, near Bangalore, southern India handled 411,513 tonnes, up 26% on 2021’s 326,643 tonnes. International cargo rose 31% to 271,988 tonnes while domestic cargo grew 17%, to 139,525 tonnes.
Perishable cargo has been one of the major growth drivers and it is the top airport in India with an estimated 31% of the country’s total perishable shipments.
Passenger traffic also continued to recover with over 45% growth in domestic travel and about 136% growth in international travel over 2021.