Bengaluru Airport eyes big expansion as passenger traffic continues to grow: At the end of the financial year 2018-19, a record 33.30 million passengers transited through the Kempegowda International Airport.
The Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL), which is the operator of the BLR Airport has undertaken a massive capacity expansion project, worth Rs 13,000 crore in a bid to cater to the long-term demands of the country’s aviation market. The expansion project includes the first-phase construction of a 255,000 sq m Terminal 2 (T2), an advanced Cat-IIIB Code-F capable runway as well as landside expansion, which, once ready will give a substantial capacity boost to the airport.
Till the time, the first phase of the new terminal is ready for operations in the year 2021, the airport operator aims to continue making various technology enhancements and innovations in order to ease traffic congestion as well as ensure seamless and delightful travel through the airport. Read More