June 20, 2024

5 Facts of Newly Opened Bangalore Airport Terminal 2 

Here are few spellbinding facts of Bangalore airport terminal 2.

1. Architectural Wonder – Bangalore Airport Terminal 2 

A terminal in a garden, environmental and ecological stewardship and a celebration of Karnataka’s rich heritage and culture are the pillars of the project. With the use of 100% renewable energy, the airport has already set a standard for sustainability. 

The bamboo arena is composed primarily of engineered bamboo, a renewable resource with no carbon emissions, and is created as a representation of a garden city.

2. Hanging Garden Terminal 

Designed as a tribute to Bangalore’s garden city, Terminal 2 offers travellers a “walk in the garden” experience. Unique in its kind. It will be a sight to behold, unlike anything else in the world, for it will be both inside and out covered in greenery. Passengers will have access to nature through passageways located throughout the airport. Bells will dangle from the ceiling in the entrance, check-in, and security areas.

3. Celebration of Karnataka’s Art and Culture  

The goal is to give visitors a genuine understanding of our state and nation. As a passenger travels through Bangalore airport terminal 2, art has the incredible power to delight them and add a touch of enchantment to the usual routine process of boarding a plane. 

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) published a “Call for Artwork” urging people and groups to submit their ideas. The artwork should depict “Karnataka’s rich tradition and culture” and “Naurasa, the nine emotions mentioned in Bharata’s Natyashastra.” (Source: Deccan Herald) 

Also Read – 12 Kannada Words For Beginners To Get Started in Bengaluru! 

4. Statute of Prosperity 

On the premises of Bengaluru International Airport stands a 108-foot bronze statue of Bengaluru founder Nadaprabhu Kempegowda. The statue of prosperity is constructed as a tribute to Kempegowda’s contributions to the growth of the city.

5. Bangalore Airport Terminal 2 Features 

22 entry and exit gates, 5,932 gate lounge seating, 95 check-in bays, 17 security check lanes, Departure immigration – 30 conventionally manned, ten e-gates, Arrival immigration – 34 conventional, six e-gates, 20 visas on- arrival bays and Nine baggage claim belts. 

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