Kempegowda International Airport is an airport serving Bangalore. It is over an area of 4,000 acres, and it is 30 kilometers north of the city. The airport building started in July 2005. The airport opened in May in the year of 2008 as an alternative to HAL Airport. The airport got its name after the founder of the city. It was the first fully solar power airport in the state.
The basement has storage and other services. The arrival and departure areas have a modern, simple system designed for easy operation. The redesign was due to the traffic forecast. It included an increased passenger building, a number of stands, boarding areas, and an access road.
Kempegowda International Airport is one of the busy airport in India and the airport has connecting flights to all continents. The airport had some design changes in 2005 to meet the passenger traffic increase. The passenger terminal is a four-level building and can hold all operations.
The development plan stated that no development is allowed that destroys the river valley network on the city's outer. The airport can hold 3.5 million passengers a year. Then it got redesigned to hold 12 million people.
The total floor is over an area of 73,347m². The building can hold 2,300 passengers at peak times. The design has the best industry practice and operations under all weather conditions. The Kempegowda International Airport has 53 counters, and it also has 18 self-check-in counters. A new VIP lounge was there at level one from 21 January 2011.
A second runway started in December 2019. The airport is the first to have parallel runways. It allows landing and take-off at the same time. An expansion of the terminal started in June 2011. It doubled the space and increased the handling capacity. The expanded terminal has 90 counters, 24 emigration counters, 48 security bases, and 15 baggage reclaim belts. The seating capacity is 5,300, and a VVIP building is also built. In 2013, the terminal began to open in phases.
The Kempegowda International Airport has 40 gates and 8 air bridges. It has one double arm and 9 remote bus bays. There are 42 aircraft stands, all of which have a fuel pit. A car parking for 2,000 cars is in front of the building at ground level. The airport has one runway which can house all types of aircraft. The second terminal started in October 2018 and got finished in November 2022. The airport’s cargo village is over 11 acres of land, and it began in January 2009.
The city has eleven bus routes to connect to the new airport. The airport gets reached through Hebbal, where traffic is less congested. There are a lot of buses to the airport, and the number of buses on every route has a frequency of every 30 minutes. The buses have luggage racks and can carry 30 people on each trip.
The railway authority plans to construct a railway terminal to run a special shuttle to the new airport. As a result, nearby areas get developed fast, and it has a lot of real estate projects. A lot of builders started to build big projects in the area as it is developing fast.
Kempegowda International Airport is the first airport to operate under an open-access model. It allows qualified fuel suppliers to use the facility against a fee and allows airlines to get the best prices in the market. The airport is 40 km outside the city, so a high-speed rail link project got proposed. A special purpose vehicle builds the project on a transfer and operate model.
The Birla Trimaya Devanahalli is a project of elite homes on BK Halli Road in Bangalore's north. The prestigious project is in the Devanahalli area. It is being built by the renowned Birla Estates Private Limited. There will be 3000 homes on the 53 acres of the enclave. The project's first phase is being pre-launched and will have 600 homes.
The project's developer is part of the BK Birla Group of companies. The business is a trusted name in the housing industry. It is known for completing exceptional projects on time and within budget. Some of the best projects have been built by the group. The enclave, with its beautifully constructed homes, lives up to the reputation of the builder.
Birla Trimaya Master Plan has villas and apartments in many sizes with 1, 2, and 3-BHK layouts. The size of the apartments ranges from 650 to 1550 square feet. The enclave's residences are a generous 3000 square feet. All the facilities that one would expect from a luxury home are in the project. Every buyer's requirement for privacy or space is satisfied.
These luxurious homes are available for sale at competitive rates that are based on the area's pricing patterns. The cost of the villas is Rs. 2.2 crores, the apartments are approximately Rs. 45 lakhs to Rs. 1.2 crore. The project is currently awaiting approval by RERA, and the homes will be ready to move in by 2027.