Bengaluru International Airport
Bengaluru International Airport is located 4 kilometeres south of Devanahalli and is 40 kilometeres away from central Bangalore, it covers an area of 5,100 acres.City Railway Station is 30 kilometres away from airport. it is the fourth busiest airport in the country in terms of overall passenger traffic and fifth busiest in terms of international passenger traffic. It was awarded India’s best airport for the year 2011 by the survey conducted by Skytrax.
The passenger terminal is a single, fully air conditioned, four-level building capable of accommodating international and domestic operations. The basement houses the retail storage, rest areas and services. The arrival and departure areas are separated vertically with a modern, simple, straight-ahead flow system. The domestic and international departure lounges and the majority of the retail outlets are on level 2 . The check-in facilities and baggage reclaim are located on level 1 (ground floor). The terminal is designed for ease of operation and minimum maintenance.
The total floor area is approximately 170,000 m2 ; the terminal building is designed to accommodate 5,400 passengers at peak hour. The airport can handle 20 million people per annum with 35 aircraft movements per hour and an estimated 576 movements. At its peak, it can handle 720 aircraft movements in a day. The design reflects the best in the industry and caters 24-hour operations, under all weather conditions. Kempegowda International Airport meets the standards set by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In the first phase of development, a car park for 2,000 vehicles in front of the terminal building at the ground level has been developed for the convenience of passengers and visitors.
Shuttle service provided by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), connects parts of the city to the airport. This service is known as Vayu Vajra. BMTC runs nine routes using its fleet of Green Volvo buses. These buses make 251 trips in a day. Vayu Vajra is a 24/7 service. All Vayu Vajra services have route numbers designated with a KIAS prefix.
Website : http://www.bengaluruairport.com/