The new Terminal 2 at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport, which was opened by the Prime Minister, was constructed for about Rs 5,000 crore
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport’s new Terminal 2 has been officially opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A brand-new lavish terminal was built at the Bengaluru International Airport for about Rs 5,000 crore. The population will gain a lot from the inauguration of T2 because it will double the capacity for processing passengers and the number of check-in and immigration counters. Terminal 2 would be able to accommodate roughly 5–6 crore passengers annually from the current capacity of 2.5 crore. In honor of Bengaluru’s Garden City, the Terminal 2 visitor experience is designed to resemble a “walk in the garden.”
Passengers will pass through more than 10,000 square meters of green walls, hanging gardens, and outdoor gardens that were entirely made in India utilizing regional resources and methods. Thanks to its campus-wide use of 100% renewable energy, this airport has already become a benchmark for sustainability. Sustainability principles are incorporated throughout Terminal 2’s architecture. All arrivals will happen on the ground floor, but all departures will happen on the first level. The Airport has already established a benchmark for sustainability, according to a statement from the PMO, thanks to its campus-wide use of 100% renewable energy. The Terminal 2 design incorporates sustainability concepts in such a novel way that it provides you with a clear picture of them.
Terminal 2 will be the biggest terminal in the world to receive a platinum grade from the US GBC (green building council) prior to opening for business
According to the PMO, Terminal 2 will be the biggest terminal in the world to receive a platinum grade from the US GBC (green building council) prior to opening for business. All of the commissioned artworks at Terminal 2 share the “Naurasa” motif. The artworks capture the essence of India as a whole as well as the history and culture of Karnataka. There are four main guiding principles that had an overall impact on the design and architecture of the new terminal These are Terminal in a Garden, sustainability, technology, and art and culture. PM Modi had earlier signaled the departure of the Chennai-Mysore Vande Bharat Express from Bengaluru’s Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) Railway Station.