The north runway of the Kempegowda Intercontinental Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru was reopened for flight functions on Thursday.
The runway was was shut thanks to routine maintenance do the job due to the fact June 2020.
As the south runway is currently operational, KIA will become the very first airport in India to have parallel operational runways.
KIA sources reported the much-awaited approval from the Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) arrived early on Thursday and flight functions commenced instantly on the runway.
The runway has got a facelift with the strengthening of the area with levels of asphalt and supplemental taxiways with LED centre line and edge lights.
The twin runway suggests that Bengaluru Airport will have much less taxiing time for plane and much more number of flight operations in the coming times.
Earlier with the south runway, there was a bare minimum taxiing time of 15 minutes