Aviation

Green signal for Bangalore airport second phase

BANGALORE

Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) has been formally accorded the environmental clearance for the second stage expansion of its Kempegowda International Airport.

The expansion will include the construction of a new terminal along with a second runway, taxiways, aprons, aircraft parking and all aviation facilities and structures.

The expansion is envisaged to accommodate the future traffic growth which is likely to reach 55 million passengers annually by 2029-2030 and approximately one million tonnes of cargo movement. The expansion within the existing airport site area will cater to both aeronautical and non-aeronautical infrastructure facilities.

The second stage expansion approval was granted by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.

Full report here Business Line

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