Benglauru airport to be renamed

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), the airport operator for Bengaluru International Airport said they

Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru airport will be renamed in December

would change the name of the airport to Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru with the opening of the new terminal 1A on 14 December.

“The new name honors Kempegowda, the founding father of Bangalore, and the renaming is being timed with the opening of the Terminal 1A where the facilities, interiors and exteriors mirror the rich culture of Karnataka and the vibrant colours of the Garden City,” said G V Sanjay Reddy, MD, BIAL.

The expanded terminal, which spans over 150,500 sq meters, will more than double to floor space area of the current terminal. In additiona, the new terminal will have a Code F aerobridge to accommodate an Airbus A380 aircraft. Terminal 1A will increase the number of check-in counters from 53 to 86, immigration counters from 18 to 24, and baggage reclaim belts from nine to 13.

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