Kempegowda International Airport (IATA: BLR, ICAO: VOBL) is an international airport serving Bangalore, 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 Bangalore 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 Bangalore.
As of 2016, Kempegowda Airport is the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in the country, behind the airports in Delhi and Mumbaiand is the 35th busiest airport in Asia. It handled over 22.2 million passengers in 2016 with little less than 500 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 planning and construction. In addition, there is a cargo village and three cargo terminals. The airport serves as a hub for AirAsia India, Air India Regional and Jet Airways. It is also a focus city for IndiGo, Air India and SpiceJet
The distance between Vellore and Bangalore is 212 Km approximately. We have frequent train service from Vellore – Katpadi Railway Junction Station and bus service from Vellore bus stand. If you hire a taxi from Vellore, it takes about 5 hours approximately.
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