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Bengaluru: Kempegowda International Airport gets parallel runways, first in south India

Times of India | 26/03/2021 09:39 AM | Click to read full article

Kempegowda International Airport on Thursday created history when its northern runway re-opened for operations alongside its southern runway, making it the only airport in south India to have parallel operation runways.

The renovated runway has new lighting and two additional taxiways that can help reduce of taxiing time of the aircraft at the airport. Early Thursday, the DGCA gave the go-ahead for KIA to re-open the northern runway.