OPEN APP
Home >News >India >Bengaluru airport update: Reconstruction of old runway at KIA to be done by Feb end
Passengers in safety gearat the Bengaluru airport. (Mint)
Passengers in safety gearat the Bengaluru airport. (Mint)

Bengaluru airport update: Reconstruction of old runway at KIA to be done by Feb end

  • Mumbai based AIC Infrastructure has reconstructed the runway
  • Kempegowda International Airport would be able to handle 60-75 lakh travellers annually after this runway is functional

Bengaluru: Reconstruction of the old runway of Kempegowda International Airport would be completed by the end of February, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan said. The DCM, who reviewed the progress of the work, said it had almost been completed and was in the final stage. At present flights make use of the new runway and the reconstructed one would be available for the public by the end of March, he was quoted as saying by his office in a release.

Also Read | India Inc gears up to go back to office

1) Mumbai based AIC Infrastructure has reconstructed the runway "in a record shortest duration" at a cost of 260 crore.

2) Lights have been installed along the four km long midsection to facilitate increased convenience for the movement of flights.

3) In addition to this taxiway, UGD and airfield light facilities have been put in place.

4) KIA would be able to handle 60-75 lakh travellers annually after this runway is functional

5) It would increase the revenue of KIA, COVID 19 pandemic has caused huge losses to the Airport Authority.


Subscribe to Mint Newsletters
* Enter a valid email
* Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

Click here to read the Mint ePaperMint is now on Telegram. Join Mint channel in your Telegram and stay updated with the latest business news.

Close
×
Edit Profile
My ReadsRedeem a Gift CardLogout