20th January 2018

Airport Health Organization, Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru

Background History of APHO , Bengaluru

Kempegowda International Airport is an international airport serving Bangalore, the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Spread over 4,000 acres, it is located about 40 kilometres north of the city near the village of Devanahalli. It is owned and operated by Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), a public–private consortium. The airport opened in May 2008. It is named after Kempe Gowda I, the founder of Bangalore. As of 2016, Kempegowda Airport is the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in the country, behind the airports in Delhi and Mumbai and is the 35th busiest airport in Asia. Airport Health Organisation at Kempegowda International Airport was established from February 2009. Initially Medical Officers from CGHS were deputed at APHO,Bengaluru. From 2013 onwards, the Airport Health Organisation, Bengaluru was formally inducted as the subsidiary office of Regional Office of Health and Family Welfare,Bengaluru.

Staffing pattern of APHO, Bengaluru

Functions of APHO, Bengaluru

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