Kempegowda International Airport
Address: KIAL Rd, Devanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560300, India
IATA airport code: BLR
Phone: +91 1800 425 4425
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Also known als Bangalore Airport
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The airport is located in the south of India in the state of Karnataka. Kempegowda serves people of Bangalore city and the suburb of Devanahalli and beyond. It is a fairly new airport that started in 2008 with Bangalore flight departures in addition to the HAL airport which is located in the center of the city. It is a sustainable airport that is run on only solar panels.
Bangalore is a city with many different centers. One of the most popular commercial centers as well as the most touristic center of Bangalore can be found in the area near MG Road and Brigade Road, which are not far from Mahatma Gandhi Road metro station. This area is located in the Shanthala Nagar district, about 35 kilometers from the airport. Travel time to the area is on average 50 minutes.
Terminal and runways
Kempegowda Bengaluru Airport (Bangalore Airport) has a relatively new terminal. Despite having only two runways of both 13,000 feet, 14 million passengers used Kempegowda Airport last year. There were 30,311 Bangalore airport departures. There is 1 terminal to have all BLR airport departures arranged. The check-in counters and baggage belt are located on Floor 0. However, after check-in you have to go to Floor 1 for boarding at the gates.
The terminal consists of two floors. Downstairs are the check-in counters and the arrivals hall. Upstairs are the Gates, shops and restaurants. At the airport you can spend the night in luxury at the Hilton Hotel. Of course the hotels in the center of Bangalore are many times cheaper.
Flight routes Bengaluru Airport
Bengaluru departures are mainly operated by the local carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet, Air India, AirAsia and GoAir. There are BLR flight departures on 2 available runways for most of the times. Kempegowda international airport departures are with the following airlines:
- Cathay Pacific
- Thai Airways
- Singapore Airlines
- British Airways
- Qatar Airways
- Oman Air
- Etihad Airways
- Air Arabia
Option for Bengaluru flight departures to international destinations are the following:
If you wish to travel to smaller destinations and/or with small airlines then there are also other options with Alliance Air, Star Air and Vistara.
Bengaluru Airport ground transportation
From Bangalore Airport there are taxis for about a price of INR 500 to the center of Bangalore. Travel time is on average 50 minutes.
If you want to go to a hotel in Bangalore from the airport, it is best to take a taxi. At the airport you can book a prepaid taxi day and night at a special kiosk in the arrivals hall.
Easy Cab taxis are good and cheap. The other official taxi companies that can take you to your hotel in Bangalore are Meru Cabs and KSTDC. You will find the taxi rank at the arrivals hall.