BENGALURU- Starting from Tuesday, Terminal-2 (T2) at Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bengaluru will commence international operations and will also handle domestic flights.
Flight operations at T-2, beginning at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, will include all international flights and domestic flights operated by four airlines: AirAsia India (I5), Air India (AI), Star Air (S5), and Vistara (UK). On the other hand, Terminal-1 will exclusively handle domestic flights operated by Akasa Air (QP), Alliance Air (9I), Indigo (6E), and SpiceJet (SG).
Bengaluru Airport Terminal-2 Flights
An official stated that T-2 will operate both international and domestic flights.
Originally, T-2 was scheduled to begin its international operations on August 31. However, one day before the planned commencement of international operations at T-2, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) declared a delay in relocating international operations to T-2.
This last-minute decision was made during the final preparedness review to ensure a smooth and optimal transition for passengers, as stated by BIAL. Subsequently, BIAL announced that international operations would now commence on September 12.
BIAL T2 Details
Inspired by Bengaluru’s reputation as the ‘Garden City,’ the terminal at Kempegowda International Airport showcases a design that captures the essence of its surroundings.
According to Airport Technology, the terminal’s initial phase spans four levels and encompasses a built-up area of 255,661m². Subsequently, Passengers embark on a unique journey through over 10,000m² of green walls, hanging gardens, and outdoor spaces.
One of the notable features is the expansive indoor garden adorned with rammed-earth walls, waterfalls, and hanging planted bells. Subsequently, the lush area serves as an entry point to the bustling retail section.
The forest belt, a three-storeyed outdoor space nestled between the main terminal and boarding gates, offers a refreshing experience for travelers, complemented by its connection to the shopping area.
This natural oasis is visible from various indoor spaces and adds to the terminal’s ambiance. An open call for proposals was announced for a monumental sculpture to be situated within the forest belt.
The terminal boasts walls made of brick, and floors adorned with natural terrazzo. It has an engineered bamboo ceiling, creating a contemporary and timeless aesthetic.
In addition, an expansive outdoor garden, situated around a lagoon, serves as a plant nursery for maintenance purposes and is connected to Terminal 1 and the airport hotel through elevated walkways.
The lagoon collects rainwater, which can be reused for various processes, such as cooling and irrigation. Furthermore, Advanced technology and cutting-edge tools are integrated into the terminal to enhance airport operations.
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