The Indian Government acquired the Hindustan Airport in 1964 and the airport was mostly used for Defence purposes. In 1980s, the airport started running domestic commercial flights and more than a decade later it started running international flights in 1997. Ever since the airport had been established it has under gone through many expansions and upgrades to keep up with the rising air traffic in the city. The airports last operating was at a level of 7.5 million.
The airport is located at the site of HAL's Research and Development Operations. It manufactures aircraft for the Indian Air Force fleet consists. The HAL airport's operations were taken over by the Bengaluru International Airport, and it is used exclusively as a test and research facility.
|Airport Name||Bangalore International Airport|
|Address||Airport Director, Airports Authority of India, HAL Airport, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560017|
|Distance from the city||40 kms|
|Airlines Operating at Airport :|
|Passenger||Air India, Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air France, Air India Regional, Air Mauritius, British Airways, Air Costa, Emirates, Etihad, Go Air, Indigo, Jet Airways/Jetlite, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysian Airlines, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Saudia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Silk Air, Spice Jet, Srilankan Airlines, Thai Airways Internaional, Thai Air Asia, Tiger Air, TruJet, Vistara|
|Cargo/Charters||Blue Dart Aviation, Cathay Pacific Cargo, DHL Aviation, Etihad Cargo, MASkargo, FedEx Express, FitsAir, Qatar Airways Cargo, Singapore Airlines Cargo, SriLankan Cargo|
Last Updated on : 20 March 2013