There are various ways you could commute to Bangalore Airport. Special Volvo Bus for the airport is very convenient to commute to and from the Bangalore Airport. Meru, Easycabs and KSTDC (govt) cabs are the popular taxi services to commute to and from Bangalore Airport. A detailed list can be seen here. Commuters must note that […]
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.
Some Other Important [and forgotten] Dates Project conceived in 1991 Tatas-led consortium walks out over delay in clearance May 1999: MoU signed betwen KSIIDC and Airport Authority of India June 1999: Expression of interest invited November 8, 2000: Bidders asked to submit detailed project report October 29, 2001: Seimen’s led consortium selected by Government of […]
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 […]
After Bangalore witnessed an IT boom air travel increased a lot to and from Bangalore. The old Airport near HAL wasn’t able to handle the traffic as it was the same airport for domestic and international flights. It was time for Bangalore to get a new international airport.me Start Date: July 2, 2005 End Date: […]
Destination 2010-11 2014-15 2029-30 Domestic 8.9 13.6 43.3 International 2.2 3.6 12.2 Total 11.1 17.2 55.5 PROJECTED TRAFFIC ON NH-7 Projected annual passenger flow:1.14 crore Passenger average daily flow based on 450 flights per day :1,14,00,000/365 = 31,232. As per data from HAL airport, 75% of passengers are domestic and 25% international. Domestic […]
On August 19, 2010 unveiled designs and details of the Terminal 1 (T1) expansion with enhanced capacity to cater to the rapidly growing passenger traffic in Bangalore. The expansion of the existing T1 has been designed to enhance the operational performance in order to handle the increase of passenger traffic between now and 2015. The […]
Bangalore International Airport Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad Start Date October 10, 2005 July 2, 2005 Completion Date March, 2008 March 30, 2008 Location from city 25 km 35 km Total Area 4,500 acres 5,495 acres Passenger Terminal Area 26.33 acres 26.02 acres Phase I Project Cost Rs 2,478 crore Rs 2,470 crore Aircraft […]
The commute by road to Bangalore Airport is very important because we still don’t have a metro link. A big flyover has been built in Hebbal junction which makes it more easy for people to join the Bangalore Airport road from various parts of city. This is the first time the trumpet-like design is used […]
Bangalore has been one of the most neglected metros in India. Bangalore is known as the garden city, silicon valley of India and very soon the biotech hub of India. We to wait for decades to get an international airport. What a shame. The airport is about 34 Kms from Bangalore [Vidhan Soudha]. To make […]