Bengaluru International Airport Information
Bengaluru International Airport (IATA: BLR) is an international airport serving the city of Bangalore. The airport is located 4 km (2.5 mi) south of Devanahalli and is 40 km (25 mi) from the central business district of Bangalore (30 km (19 mi) from the Bangalore City Railway Station) and covers 4,000 acres (1,600 ha).It replaced the old HAL Bangalore International Airport.
The airport is the fourth busiest airport in India after Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. Construction of the airport began in July 2005, after a decade long postponement. It was expected to be inaugurated on 30 March 2008 but due to delays in air traffic control (ATC) services, it started its operations on the night of 23 May 2008, just before midnight. The airport is host to 10 domestic airlines and 19 international airlines connecting the city to about 50 destinations across India and the world.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Bengaluru International Airport:
- Air Arabia
- Air India operated by Indian Airlines
- Air India Cargo
- Indian Airlines
- Jet Airways
- Kingfisher Airlines
- Singapore Airlines Cargo
- SriLankan Cargo
- Thai Airways International
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengaluru_International_Airport