Do you want to beat the traffic while commuting to Kempegowda International Airport? Catching a flight from Bangalore can be a nightmare especially if you’re coming from the other end of the city but it doesn’t necessarily have to be so. By road, the distance between Yeshwantpur and the Kempegowda Airport can be covered in no less […]
Bangalore Airport Watch
Located at a distance of 40 kilometers from the city of Bengaluru, the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) popularly called the Bangalore International Airport is spread over 4000 acres of land. Opened in 2008 this airport is named after the founder of Bangalore, Kempe Gowda. The Bangalore International Airport recently became a fully solar-powered airport and the first of its kind in Karnataka. This airport also boasts of becoming the first airport in India that's totally Aadhaar enabled which has a biometric boarding system.
With a growth rate of 22.5% per annum, the KIA is in the process of upgrading its runway to increase air traffic movements. The work of the second runway which is in progress is expected to be completed by 2019 September. No matter what the weather condition is this new runway would deal with all kinds of aircrafts including A380. KIA is the third busiest airport in the country and ranks 35th in Asia. This airport is expected to handle more than a 1000 aircrafts each day and around 40 million passengers every year by 2020. Know more about Bangalore Airport.
You have various options to reach Bangalore airport. Private Taxis, volvo buses are the best option. Meru taxi, Easycab are popular to commute to the airport.
The timeline of Bangalore International airport, it was slippery for sure
Promoters: Siemens-Zurich Airport-L&T consortium, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Karnataka State Investment and Industrial Development Corporation [KSIIDC]. The cost of the project will be $230 million [it was lowered by $20 million]. The state will be pitching in $80 million [instead of $95 million] The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will contribute 13% equity […]
Bangalore airport was a much awaited one for Bangaloreans. Important features and dates of Bangalore International airport.
Bangalore airport usage has been growing. Details of the airport and the road traffic to Bangalore airport have been published.
Not sure how well the new airport was planned. The only Terminal we have is already being planned for expansion.
Compare the features of Hyderabad and Bangalore international airports
Bangalore local govt built a flyover to ease the commute by road to Bangalore airport. If these facilities are not provided reaching the airport becomes a nightmare.
Bangalore finally is going to get an international airport!