04 October 2018 Current Affairs:
Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) gave L&T Construction its project to construct its Terminal-2 (T2) at the Kempegowda International Airport. The project worth around Rs.3,036 crore. The 2,55,000 sq.mt Phase 1 of T2 will augment the capacity of the airport by 25 million passengers per annum.
The work includes design, engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of Terminal-2, including the integration of services and utilities along with the airport’s systems, support facilities, and buildings.
Airport type: Public
Owner/Operator: Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)
Location: Devanahalli, Karnataka, India
Opened: 24 May 2008
It is India’s first greenfield airport to be built as a public-private partnership
It is operated by BIAL, where private promoters hold 74% (Fairfax: 54% and Siemens Projects Ventures: 20%) stake in BIAL, while the government holds the remaining 26%