From BLR Kempegowda International Airport to city center
Bangalore Airport overview
Kempegowda International Airport (IATA: BLR, ICAO: VOBL) is an international airport serving Bangalore, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, in the southern part of India. Spread over 4,000 acres (1,600 ha), it is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the city near the suburb of Devanahalli. It is owned and operated by Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), a public–private consortium. The airport opened in May 2008 as an alternative to increased congestion at HAL Airport, the original primary commercial airport serving the city. It is named after Kempe Gowda I, the founder of Bangalore. Kempegowda International Airport became Karnataka's first fully solar powered airport developed by CleanMax Solar.Kempegowda Airport is the third-busiest airport by passenger traffic and total cargo handled in the country, behind the airports in Delhi and Mumbai, and is the 29th busiest airport in Asia. It handled around 10.91 million passengers in the calendar year 2020 with 311 aircraft movements a day. The cargo handled by the airport has decreased by 12.7% , with the airport handling about 326,372 tonnes (359,764 short tons) of cargo between April 2020 and March 2021 , compared to 374,062 tonnes (412,333 short tons) of cargo handled between April 2019 and March 2020.The airport consists of two runways and a passenger terminal, which handles both domestic and international operations. The second runway, constructed by Larsen & Toubro, was commissioned on 6 December 2019. A second terminal is in the early stages of construction. Also, there is a cargo village and three cargo terminals. The airport serves as a hub for AirAsia India, Alliance Air, and IndiGo and is a focus city for Air India and SpiceJet. The airport is awarded as the best airport in Asia-Pacific in 2020 (25 to 40 million passengers per annum) by Airports Council International.
Public transport to city center of Bangalore from Airport
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|25,047,272 passengers in 2017.|
|84.||bussiest airport in the World|
|32.||bussiest airport in Asia|
|3.||bussiest airport in India|