PM Modi to Inaugurate Terminal 2 of Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport on Nov 11

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On Friday, November 11 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, doubling the passenger-handling capacity and number of check-in and immigration counters.

Terminal 2 will be built at a cost of around Rs 5,000 crore and will be able to handle around 5-6 crore passengers annually, up from the current capacity of 2.5 crores.

The newly build Terminal 2 is a tribute to Bengaluru’s Garden City, and the passenger experience is meant to be a “walk in the garden.”

Passengers will travel through over 10,000 square metres of green walls, hanging gardens, and outdoor gardens built in India with indigenous technology.

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This airport has already set an example for sustainability by utilising 100% renewable energy across the campus. Sustainability principles were woven into the design of Terminal 2.

PM Modi will also inaugurate a statue of Kempegowda, the founder of Bengaluru, on the airport grounds as part of his visit. The statue is 108 feet tall and made entirely of bronze.


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Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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