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Kempegowda International Airport

Bangalore, India

Bangalore Airport overview

Kempegowda International Airport (IATA: BLR, ICAO: VOBL) is an international airport serving Bengaluru, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Spread over 4,000 acres (1,600 ha), it is located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city near the village 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 Bengaluru. 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 in the country, behind the airports in Delhi and Mumbai, and is the 34th busiest airport in Asia. It handled over 25.04 million passengers in calendar year 2017 with over 600 aircraft movements a day. The airport also handled about 314,060 tonnes (346,190 short tons) of cargo. The airport consists of a single runway and passenger terminal, which handles both domestic and international operations. A second runway is being constructed and is expected to be operational by September 2019 while a second terminal is in the early stages of construction. In addition, there is a cargo village and three cargo terminals. The airport serves as a hub for AirAsia India, Alliance Air, Jet Airways and IndiGo and a focus city for Air India and SpiceJet.

Public transport to city center of Bangalore

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Transfers from Kempegowda International Airport

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Airport ranking

25,047,272 passengers in 2017.
84.bussiest airport in the World
32. bussiest airport in Asia
3.bussiest airport in India

Airport details

Actual time 17:05
Actual date 2019/02/18
 
IATA code BLR