Minister holds meeting over second airport for Bengaluru

When the Devanahalli airport was established, the contract said no other airport could be established within a 150 km radius until 2033.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 12:45 PMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 12:45 PM

Karnataka Minister MB Patil

Karnataka Minister for Infrastructure Development MB Patil on Thursday, 20 June, discussed the proposal for a second airport for ever-expanding Bengaluru. He asked for a feasibility report for the new airport. The existing airport last year handled 37.5 million passengers and 400,000 tonnes of cargo. A second airport can manage the expected increase in passenger and freight in coming years.

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