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Domestic Airlines Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Sahara, Alliance Air
Air Craft Types Boeing 737/747, Air Bus 300/310/ 320, ATR72-500, Dornier 228
Domestic Airports 88
Major Transport from Airports Prepaid/ Metered Taxi
Banglore Airport
[Bangalore] [Pune]
Overview

s2.gif (1418 bytes) Bangalore airport is situated at Airport Road. The airport is operating  daily flight load of around 45 flights of Jet Air, Indian Airlines, Sahara Airlines and Gujarat Airways for all the major sectors of India and Air India and Indian Airlines for the international sectors. The airport is within city limits.

The airport is divided in to two terminals. Terminal I contain the Departure lounge for the Domestic Flights and Terminal II is for Arrival of Domestic Flights and International section for the Departure and Arrival of International flights. The airport is well maintained & major hub for South Zone for traveling and for the feeder routes as spoken to Mr. V.K. Singh-Senior Manager (Aerodrome) Airports Authority of India by Indiatravelite. Telephone Nos.: IAAI at Bangalore Airport 5288460/5277944

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Amenities at the Airport

At Terminal I-Departure Lounge-Ground Floor

  • Post Office for Postal Services.
  • STD/ISD Booths.
  • Indian Airlines counters including Tele Checking/ without Luggage and for Executive class.
  • Airlines offices for Ticket Confirmation and Enquiry: Indian Airlines/Sahara/Jet Airways/Gujarat Airways
  • Restaurants.
  • Meenu-The Exclusive Shop- for saris/ Paintings etc
  • Sankar's the Book People-Books and periodicals for General, Travel and of international authors.
  • Cauvery Arts & Crafts-Govt. of Karnataka for Ties/Handicrafts and general things
  • Waiting and seating area for passengers
  • Well maintained Public address system on the 1st floor. For any of your message addressing contact airport manager on the ground floor office.

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Domestic Arrival

It is quite well maintained with 3 conveyer belts and a counter of Kids Kemp Department Store who welcomes every visitors with a rose and a smiling face. Outside the arrival hall the Counters for Transport are available.

International Departures & Arrivals

The main flights operates are Indian Airlines and Air India. The Departure area contains Elevators to take the luggage to the Indian Airlines/Air-India Counters. It also has Child Welfare Room. The security section is well maintained with cushioned chairs. Small refreshment counter and foreign exchange service counter are also available.

The arrival area contains of Immigration/Customs/Baggage Conveyor Belts and trolleys. 

How To Get From The Airport

Ttransport: You can book the taxi from prepaid taxi counter of KSTDC counter which operates 24 hours round the clock for passengers arriving from Arrivals Domestic/International. The counter is situated at Terminal II where arrival of flights is situated.

The KSTDC people provide point to point taxi services for the various destinations of the Bangalore City, which you would like to travel. The Km charges are as follows.

Km Range

Charges

1-5 Km

Rs. 100/-

1-8 Km

Rs. 200/-

1-20 Km

Rs. 250/-

20-25 Km

Rs. 300/-

25-30 Km

Rs. 350/-

The rates are for non-ac cars and are applicable  for 24 hours round the clock. The available cars are ambassador/Maruti Van/Maruti Esteem.(can carry 4 passengers). Tata Sumos are also available which can carry more than 4 passengers.

Luggage charges extra.

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The KSTDC counter also provides the following services to the incoming travellers:

  • Hotel Reservation for 38 hotels in Bangalore with necessary discounts wherever possible.
  • Conducted Tours
  • Tourist Information Lounge

There are other 2 private car rental services are operating which are Varun Taxi and Sai Car Rental which can be used for half day/full day tours or for outstation journeys if you are planning. Their charges are as follows.

2 hours / 20 Km/ Rs. 170, 4 hours/40 Km/Rs. 300 ,8 hours/ 600 Km/ Rs. 600

For out station they charge from Rs. 3 to Rs. 4 per Km depends upon the type of vehicle available.

 

Eating Out

  • Baskin Robbins Ice cream Shop
  • Ashok Cafe - Ashok Group
  • Tea & Coffee Vending Machines
  • HPMC Apple Juice Centre
  • Concorde's Pub for Snacks, Cold drinks and Beer.
  • Restaurant of ITDC on the 1st floor under renovation used for flight catering, Limited Menu. Time up to 6.00 to 8.30 PM

 

Car Parks

Car parking is available for private cars, Taxis, Auto-Rickshaws separately. Shortage of parking space  for 2 wheelers.

 

Communications

4 telephone booths are available 2 inside the lounge and 2 at the entrance.


 

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