International Airport is situated at the Airport Road, at a distance of
approximately 6 km from the MG Road, the hub of commercial activities.
It is known as the HAL Airport i.e., Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Airport.
Bangalore Airport handles an average of approximately 70 international
and domestic flights on a daily basis. There are two terminals at the
Bangalore Airport. Terminal One contains the Departure lounge for the
Terminal Two handles Arrival of Domestic Flights and International
section for the Departure and Arrival of International flights. Almost
all the major domestic airlines, along with a number of international
airlines, operate out of the Bangalore Airport of India. It also acts as
a major hub for the tourists visiting the southern parts of the country.
The following amenities are available at the Departure Lounge at
Terminal I of the Bangalore International Airport.
An international airport is being constructed for
Bangalore at Devanahalli, approximately 40 km from the city. It is
estimated that the new airport will be completed by September 2007.
After this airport becomes operational, the air connectivity to
Bangalore will enhance greatly, as more international airlines will
start operating flights to the city.